Burning fossil fuels to generate electricity releases dangerous pollution that drives climate change and damages health.

NRDC is speeding up the transition from dirty fuels to renewable power by pushing for more standards and incentives for wind and solar power at the state, national, and international levels. We also partner with government agencies and energy companies to ensure that turbines and solar panels don't damage pristine landscapes and wildlife habitats. And we fight in court and in Congress when dirty energy projects threaten the health of communities.

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