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Walking the Talk: How Will Canada Halt and Reverse Biodiversity Loss?

Expert BlogCanadaDr. Julee Boan
NRDC is working with Canadian and international environmental non-governmental organizations to provide recommendations for how Canada can develop a National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan that aligns with its commitments to halt and reverse biodiversity loss by 2030.

New Program Will Help Ensure Reliable Electricity in the West

Expert BlogCanada, Arizona, California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, WestKelsie Gomanie
The Western Resource Adequacy Program (WRAP) is designed to provide benefits for customers, utilities, and the environment.

Two First Nations Pledge to Save Lake Superior Caribou

Expert BlogCanada, OntarioDr. Julee Boan
Two First Nations—Biigtigong Nishnaabeg and Michipicoten—are raising the alarm for the dwindling Lake Superior caribou, the southernmost remaining woodland caribou in North America.

Canada Rewards Ontario’s Failure to Protect Caribou

Expert BlogCanadaCourtenay Lewis
Canada needs to course correct if it wants a global reputation as a steward of forests and threatened species. This means using its authority to protect species, not greenlighting more habitat destruction.

SFI Offers Greenwashing of Unsustainable Logging

Expert BlogUnited States, CanadaCourtenay Lewis
As the climate crisis intensifies, scientists stress that conserving never-logged primary forests must be a global priority for protecting carbon stores.

New Jersey Enacts Groundbreaking Neonic Legislation

Expert BlogNew JerseyLucas Rhoads
New Jersey has enacted legislation that significantly curtails use of neonicotinoid pesticides, or "neonics," insect-killers that are a leading cause of mass bee losses, contribute to declines in birds and other wildlife, and pose risks to human health.

A Chance to Coordinate on Offshore Wind

Expert BlogNew York, New Jersey, EastCullen Howe

Offshore wind energy is essential for transitioning the grid to a clean energy future. Recognizing this reality, coastal states such as New York and New Jersey are working to add more offshore wind to their energy mix but have not…

P&G’s Board Must Be Accountable for Forest Destruction

Expert BlogUnited States, CanadaShelley Vinyard

Ten months after Procter & Gamble’s (P&G’s) shareholders resoundingly called on the company to address its impacts on climate-critical forests and Indigenous rights, P&G has failed to take meaningful action.

P&G and its Suppliers’ Words Undercut FSC

Expert BlogUnited States, CanadaCourtenay Lewis, Shelley Vinyard

The collaboratively-established Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is widely considered by to be the strongest forest certification body in Canada. While FSC is not perfect, it is far superior to its key competitor, the industry-created Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI), which has…

Fix the MOPR Problem With a Dose of Humility

Expert BlogPennsylvania, New JerseyTom Rutigliano
The MOPR problem, and the other issues that have turned PJM into a barrier to decarbonization need to be fixed once and for all.

Evidence Mounts in P&G’s Role in Degrading Intact Forests

Expert BlogOntario, Quebec, CanadaAshley Jordan, Shelley Vinyard
A new NRDC analysis of Canadian logging companies supplying boreal pulp to the U.S. marketplace is showing just how toilet paper-thin Procter & Gamble’s (P&G) latest claims of sustainability are.