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The U.K. is Burning Canadian Forests for Fuel

Expert BlogOttawaCourtenay Lewis

Twenty-three environmental organizations stress that the U.K. government funding the incineration of imported Canadian wood pellets threatens climate progress.

NM: $180M LNG Storage Facility Close to Denial

Expert BlogNew MexicoKiki Velez
The Recommended Decision to deny the proposed LNG storage facility is a step in the right direction towards securing an affordable transition to clean, all-electric buildings in the state.

Congress Responds to the Biden Administration’s Commonsense LNG Decision

Expert BlogUnited States, International, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, TexasAlexandra Adams

Not long after the administration’s pause on permits, the fossil fuel industry—and its supporters in Congress—pulled out all the stops to oppose the decision and spread misinformation. 

International Community Wants Biden to Act on LNG

Expert BlogInternational, United StatesMima Holt, Jake Schmidt

Allies from key countries around the world came out resoundingly in support of the Biden administration's decision to pause permitting of new liquefied natural gas export facilities.

Liquefied Natural Gas has Limited Impact in Displacing Coal Emissions

Expert BlogUnited StatesJake Schmidt, Ade Samuel, Shruti Shukla
The fossil fuel industry is selling a false narrative that liquefied natural gas (LNG) expansion is a “climate solution” because it displaces coal consumption globally. This claim doesn’t stand up against the facts. U.S. LNG has no or very limited…

Oil by Rail Schemes Hit with Setbacks, Delays

Expert BlogUnited StatesJosh Axelrod
Two oil-by-rail projects carrying Uinta Basin crude oil aimed for transport beside the Colorado River are facing growing headwinds, with the Wildcat Loadout expansion now paused and the Uinta Basin Railway losing another key permit.

Renewable Energy and Environmental Protection Is Not an Either/Or

Expert BlogUnited StatesAnn Alexander
We absolutely need to speed up our buildout of renewable energy and the transmission to support it if we're going to have any hope of meeting our climate goals. But NEPA and other environmental laws are not what's standing in…

Time for a Different Approach to Building Upgrade Programs

Expert BlogUnited StatesIrene Nielson

One size does not fit all, building retrofit programs should be designed at a community level to ensure low-middle income homes don’t get left behind. A new guidelines doc co-authored by NRDC with partners helps set up community-driven retrofit programs.