NRDC Expert Blog

Filter By


California Steps Toward First Tire Efficiency Ratings in U.S.; Federal Agency to Follow

Last week, California proposed a new tire efficiency rating system based on a tire's energy consumption during driving.

Don't Be Fossil Fooled By 'All of the Above' Energy

With the Senate voting today to move along energy legislation, we're seeing a strong push to dirty up the bill in ways that benefit the fossil fools crowd.  Those who support this carbon-hea

Starting at the [roof] top for urban clean energy and health

Whether it's the idea of growing one's own food in the midst of the current economic downturn or the gaining popularity of buying 'green' and 'local' - urban gardens and green roofs, particular those planted on rooftops in dense urban areas - have rapidly grown in popularity over the past ye

Moose Don't Live in Texas (Or How Global Warming Will Change the Midwest)

Yesterday’s NOAA Report on the impact of global warming is a humdinger.  What especially caught my eye was a graphic in the

PV Stats from California

Came across some PV data on the CEC (California Energy Commission) website that I thought worth sharing.

New Film Captures Link between Imperiled Oceans and Climate Change

Last week President Obama called for a national ocean policy to protect critical marine ecosystems.