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NRDC Scientists on “What Is Science and Why Does It Matter?”

“Science is curiosity in action!” This was how NRDC scientist Vignesh Gowrishankar describes science, a powerful statement that epitomizes the wonder and fun of science that draws so many of us to the field.

Pruitt: East Chicago Needs More than “Basics” from EPA

With his upcoming visit to East Chicago, Indiana, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has a critical opportunity to make good on his confirmation statement—that EPA should have “acted faster” in Flint—by stepping in to ensure that residents throughout East Chicago have reliable access to drinking water that is not contaminated by lead.

How to Make Efficient Air Conditioners Cool in India

With early heat waves sweeping across cities in India this year, keeping cool is a major challenge.