NRDC Expert Blog
Last Friday, I was invited to the Consumer Reports test track to drive some of the cars of the future. It wasn't a typical test scene - no revving engines or the odor of petroleum. With the exception of the patter of rain drops, it was quiet.
Two interesting polar bear items caught my attention this week.
At midnight on Tuesday, September 30th, the federal moratorium on drilling in the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) will be no more. The OCS drilling ban, renewed every year by Congress since its enactment in 1981, will be allowed to lapse. The action becomes final with the pa
The Brazilian government will release a goal to cut net deforestation to zero by 2015, as a part of a draft climate change action plan, as reported by the BBC. The plan aims to have more trees planted in Brazil than are lost by 2
This week NRDC issued a new fact sheet on the air pollution resulting from oil and gas production in the Rocky Mountain region.