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More Progress on Fairness in Meat

Expert BlogUnited States, Washington, D.C.Allison Johnson

The Biden Administration’s long-awaited unfair practices rule under the Packers and Stockyards Act could help responsible meat producers reach more eaters

Multilateral Development Bank Spring 2024 Meeting Outcomes & Next Steps

Expert BlogWashington, D.C.Jake Schmidt
The World Bank Group (WBG) held its Spring 2024 meeting, with the Asian Development Bank (ADB), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), and the African Development Bank (AfDB) holding their annual meetings. These meetings continued the reform effort to…

A New Pathway to a Western Grid

Expert BlogWest, Colorado, Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Montana, Utah, WyomingKelsie Gomanie

Pathways Initiative approves two-step approach to create independent governance for a west-wide electricity market.

Senate Farm Bill Proposal's Key Crop Insurance Provisions

Expert BlogWashington, D.C.Lara Bryant
The House and Senate Agriculture Committees recently released separate proposals for the five-year reauthorization of the Farm Bill, which expires in September of 2024. Federal crop insurance is funded through the Farm Bill, which presents an opportunity to strengthen this…

Unveiling Big Oil's Campaign of Lies

Expert BlogUnited States, Washington, D.C.Zanagee Artis

An explosive hearing held by the U.S. Senate Committee on the Budget has unveiled more details of Big Oil’s campaign to block climate action.

How Neonics Harm Earthworms

Expert BlogWashington, D.C.Dr. Daniel Rath, Daniel Raichel, Lucas Rhoads

Neonics harm earthworm growth and reproduction in exchange for uncertain benefits

Food Matters: Year-in-Review

Expert BlogWashington, D.C.Madeline Keating, Darby Hoover, Nina Sevilla, Anya Obrez, Andrea Collins, Yvette Cabrera

Through NRDC's Food Matters initiative, U.S. cities work to prevent food from becoming waste, rescue surplus food, and recycle food scraps. 

Bipartisan Farm Bill Extension Signals Hope for 2024

Expert BlogWashington, D.C., United StatesAllison Johnson, Matthew Kaplan, Jeff Slyfield, Jeffrey McManus

The one-year Farm Bill extension ensures short-term continuity, and we look forward to a full 2024 Farm Bill that protects people and the environment

Driving Ambition, Action, and Equity at COP28: Part 1

Expert BlogWashington, D.C.Jake Schmidt, Brendan Guy, Joe Thwaites, Jennifer Skene
World leaders in Dubai sent a clear signal: the end of the fossil fuel era has begun, and the world is rapidly transitioning to a clean energy economy. This helps put the world on a firmer pathway in this decisive…

Year in Review for DOE Clean Energy Innovation and Perspectives for 2024

Expert BlogWashington, D.C.Sangina Wright
Clean energy innovation remains an essential pillar of the clean energy transition. In 2023, we witnessed numerous exciting developments out of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)—all while partisan fighting in Congress threatened to derail the ability of DOE to…