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The Significance of Chevron Deference

Expert BlogUnited StatesDavid Doniger

Two new SCOTUS cases, Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo and Relentless Inc. v. Dept. of Commerce, may impact federal agencies’ ability to perform their duties.

Considering Health and Energy Efficiency Together: A Pilot

Expert BlogLos Angeles, CaliforniaOlivia Walker, Dr. Veena Singla
As California continues to ramp up its efforts to support building retrofits targeting energy efficiency, decarbonization, and electrification, other housing issues regarding health and safety have also become more apparent. While existing and emerging energy retrofit programs present an opportunity…

Vessel Strike Severely Wounds Right Whale Calf

Expert BlogUnited StatesDr. Francine Kershaw

One of the endangered North Atlantic right whales calves born this season has been found with serious injuries caused by a vessel’s propeller.

2023 Review: Offshore Drilling

Expert BlogUnited StatesValerie Cleland, Zanagee Artis
Litigation, legislation, advocacy: our snapshot of NRDC’s work to stop new offshore drilling in 2023.

NOAA Puts Endangered Whale in the Spotlight

Expert BlogUnited StatesLexi Nutkiewicz
Yesterday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) added Rice’s whale to its “Species in the Spotlight” initiative, as one of ten species in need of immediate, targeted action to prevent extinction.

White House Ocean Justice Strategy

Expert BlogUnited StatesValerie Cleland
During COP28, the White House released a strategy to guide federal agencies towards incorporating justice and equity in ocean use and conservation.

Colorado Climate Progress: 2023 Year in Review

Expert BlogColoradoAlana Miller

This past year saw continued climate action, with important policies that will reduce carbon emissions and air pollution while improving quality of life.

Towards A Cleaner, Better Power Sector 

Expert BlogUnited StatesDavid Doniger, Olivia Keck

After the hottest year on record, curbing power plant carbon pollution is more urgent than ever. Fortunately, we can get there from here.