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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…

How New Mexico Can Move Forward on Climate and a Just Transition

Expert BlogNew MexicoNoah Long, Alexis Mena
The bottom line is that, without significant new action, the state will not meet its targets to cut emissions and will not protect New Mexican communities from the clear, present, and increasing consequences of climate change.

RGGI States Learning and Sharing On Climate and Equity

Expert BlogEast, Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, VirginiaJackson Morris

A new report finds that the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative delivers on jobs, emissions reduction, and economic benefits—and provides a framework to address equity in the future.

Making Good on California's Clean Transportation Promises

Expert BlogCalifornia, United StatesCarter Rubin, Zak Accuardi

Environment, health, and justice groups are looking for the Governor and Legislature to ensure California's transportation investments match its lofty climate goals.

Clean Car Rules: What they Mean for States

Expert BlogCaliforniaKathy Harris

States that are trying to address climate change, cut energy costs for residents, and attract jobs just got a new tool to accomplish all those goals. 

Truck Manufacturers Sue to Continue Polluting

Expert BlogUnited States, CaliforniaPatricio Portillo
The Truck and Engine Manufacturers Association and their members file a hypocritical and self-defeating lawsuit to delay a lifesaving California clean truck regulation.

Gas Price Relief Shouldn’t Only Be for Drivers

Expert BlogCaliforniaVictoria Rome
NRDC stands ready to work on policies that mitigate price spikes while advancing transportation alternatives, reducing air pollution, and supporting the most vulnerable Californians.

EPA: It’s Time to Act. We need Clean Trucks Now

Expert BlogUnited States, California, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Oregon, WashingtonPatricio Portillo, Heather Kryczka
Cutting tailpipe emissions and moving to zero emission vehicles can eliminate the diesel fumes causing childhood asthma, emergency room visits, and loss of life.

Let Us Breathe! A Vision for a Healthy Oxnard

Expert BlogCaliforniaNatalia Ospina, Heather Kryczka
Learn how an industrial project threatens a community-led vision for health and justice in a coastal California community, and support residents by submitting a comment letter by Feb. 14th.

Clean Truck Rules Will Benefit Southern New England

Expert BlogMassachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode IslandKathy Harris, Patricio Portillo

The states of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island stand to see $12.7 billion dollars in net societal benefits, improved health and air quality, and increased investments over the next 30 years through adoption of Clean Truck Programs in their states.