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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.

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…

Driving Ambition, Action, and Equity at COP28 (Part 2)

Expert BlogInternationalJake Schmidt, Brendan Guy, Joe Thwaites, Shruti Shukla, Jennifer Skene, Prima Madan, Pete Budden, Yvette Cabrera

At COP28, countries, companies, investors, and other decision-makers sent a clear signal to spur greater action now and increase ambition this decisive decade.

How to Fix What Xcel Got Wrong on Clean Heat

Expert BlogColoradoAlejandra Mejia Cunningham

The Colorado Public Utilities Commission should approve a Clean Heat Plan that delivers more emissions reductions at a lower cost

Why Do Water Bills Vary So Wildly?

Expert BlogUnited States, Arizona, Georgia, Wisconsin, New HampshireLarry Levine

A new study holds lessons for water affordability.

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.

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.