News & Commentary

Meet the activists and NRDC staff propelling change, read our expert analysis, and learn about the latest challenges and solutions to advancing a healthier, more sustainable, and equitable world.

Latest News

Stay on top of the latest research, policy updates, publication releases, and environmental news. 

Explainer

Get a breakdown of complex climate, public health, nature, and equity topics to inform your activism.

Dispatch

Read about activists tackling climate justice and other environmental causes in their communities and beyond.

Perspectives

Discover intersectional viewpoints from activists and artists on the environmental issues of the moment.

NRDC in Action

Find out how NRDC protects people and the planet by learning about some of our key fights.

Expert Blogs

Hear from our policy advocates, scientists, and litigators about the challenges and solutions for building a healthier and more just world.

Viewing 1 - 11 of 11

India Makes Progress on Its Climate Goals

Expert BlogIndiaSameer Kwatra, Charlotte Steiner
As countries from across the world come together this week for COP27, India continues to show that is is making solid progress on the climate goals it has set for itself.

Hariyali Green Villages: Women Lead Climate Solutions

Expert BlogIndia, Gujarat, RajasthanCharlotte Steiner, Sameer Kwatra

NRDC, Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA), and partners have implemented the transformative Hariyali Green Villages initiative in 15 villages in Gujarat and Rajasthan over the past year. 

Making Bharat Atmanirbhar through Clean Energy

Expert BlogIndiaSameer Kwatra, Charlotte Steiner
In India, extreme power blackouts have been fanning the flames of a looming energy crisis. Here are three steps India can take toward energy security.

A Clarion Call for Climate Change Adaptation

Expert BlogIndiaCharlotte Steiner, Sameer Kwatra

The new IPCC report, authored by 270 experts and scientists across 67 countries, identifies India as a country with one of the largest number of people vulnerable to climate impacts.

India’s Climate Journey from Paris to Glasgow

Expert BlogIndia, InternationalSameer Kwatra, Charlotte Steiner

India is key to a successful outcome at the global climate negotiations beginning next week in Glasgow, just as it was during the Paris talks six years ago. 

Clean Energy Skills for Women Entrepreneurs in India

Expert BlogIndiaSameer Kwatra, Charlotte Steiner

For the millions in rural India striving to righten their lives after the crushing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and the worsening climate crises, clean energy skills and trainings can be a lifeline.

A Ray of Hope to Bridge the Climate Divide

Expert BlogIndiaSameer Kwatra, Charlotte Steiner

The most vulnerable people, including millions in India already battling a deadly COVID-19 pandemic, face the worst impacts of climate change. Climate disasters like the cyclone last month, coming on heels of the year-long pandemic, have exacerbated and laid bare…