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Benchmarking Report 2018: Clean Energy Continues Apace

It has been another consecutive year of declining climate and air pollution from the electric power sector, as confirmed in the annual Benchmarking Air Emissions report published by M.J. Bradley & Associates.

Pruitt: Thousands of Toxic Spills? No Problem.

On June 19, Scott Pruitt’s EPA announced that even though the Clean Water Act explicitly requires the agency to establish rules to prevent and address h

It's Time to Stop the "Silent Extinction" of Giraffes

It’s World Giraffe Day, and NRDC is hard at work to prevent what many are calling the “silent extinction” of these iconic animals.  Many people don’t know the sad reality that giraffe populations have declined more than 40 percent in just the past 30 years, with fewer than 100,000 remaining in is

Cities at the Crossroads of Consumption and Sustainability

For cities, nothing short of their survival as centers of commerce, community, innovation and vitality is at stake.

Essential Actions for Climate-Ready Health Departments

New guidance from the National Association of County & City Health Officials can help local health departments respond to the challenge of climate change and communicate progress being made toward healthier, safer communities.

NRDC Testifies in Support of Full Fracking Ban in the DRB

Guest-written by Christopher Askew-Merwin and Thomas Wolfe