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The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Is a Model for the Nation

OverviewConnecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, VirginiaBruce Ho
RGGI's functions as a model for other states and regions hoping to reap economic, health, and social benefits in the transition to clean energy we need to combat climate change.

La Iniciativa Regional sobre Gas Invernadero: un modelo para la nación

OverviewConnecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, VirginiaBruce Ho
RGGI funciona: reduce la contaminación, mejora la salud, crea empleos, y fortalece la economía de los estados participantes y la región entera. ¡Vamos por más!

Water Webinars 2020: Sharing Experiences Across the Americas

OverviewChile, Mexico, United States, CaliforniaAmanda Maxwell, Ed Osann, Tracy Quinn, Corinne Bell, Becky Hammer, Claire O'Connor, Joan Leary Matthews
NRDC and local partners are organizing a series of webinars about ensuring that more people and ecosystems are able to access clean water.

Protecting the Baja Peninsula

OverviewUnited States, MexicoCarolina Herrera, Amanda Maxwell, Zak Smith
NRDC works with local partners to protect the Baja California Peninsula’s unique coastal and marine ecosystems from exploitation and overdevelopment.

Protección de la Península de Baja California

OverviewUnited States, MexicoCarolina Herrera, Amanda Maxwell, Zak Smith
NRDC trabaja con socios locales para proteger los ecosistemas costeros y marinos de la península de Baja California de la explotación y el desarrollo no sostenible.

Climate and Clean Energy Action in Latin America

Issue BriefMexico, Brazil, Peru, Costa Rica, ChileCarolina Herrera, Amanda Maxwell, Han Chen
NRDC is tracking countries’ progress on their climate commitments and encouraging bold action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Acción para el clima y la energía limpia en Latinoamérica

Issue BriefMexico, Brazil, Peru, Costa Rica, ChileCarolina Herrera, Amanda Maxwell, Han Chen
NRDC está dando seguimiento al progreso de los compromisos contra el cambio climático y alentando acciones para reducir las emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero.

Chihuahuan Desert Grasslands

OverviewMexico, United States, Canada
The largest desert in North America is home to biodiverse grasslands that store large amounts of carbon and contribute to the livelihood of millions of people. Yet, these grasslands are highly threatened by human activity and a changing climate.

Pastizales del Desierto de Chihuahua

OverviewMexico, United States, Canada
El desierto más grande de América del Norte alberga pastizales con gran biodiversidad que almacenan grandes cantidades de carbono y contribuyen al sustento de millones de personas en la región. Sin embargo, estos pastizales están altamente amenazados por la actividad…

The Paris Agreement on Climate Change

Issue BriefUnited States, International, Brazil, Canada, China, India, MexicoHan Chen
While the Paris Agreement does not “solve” climate change, it is a critical inflection point that brings us much closer to a safer climate trajectory and creates an ambitious path forward for decades to come.