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The Natural Resources Defense Council works to safeguard the earth - its people,
its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.
Reflections on major environmental events, trends, and issues.
As far as future-building strategies go, Greta Thunberg’s passionate optimism beats Jonathan Franzen’s placid pessimism any day.
And the coal industry is more than happy to keep things that way.
The fires are no accident. They were ignited by Brazilian ranchers who felt emboldened by their pro-deforestation president.
In Manhattan, green-space advocates realized their dream of building Chelsea Green, a new community park, by becoming affordable-housing advocates, too.
An Anchorage-based wildlife biologist describes what life is like in our northernmost state—one that’s been dramatically altered by rising temperatures.
Indianan Jim Brainard has been making the post-partisan case for building sustainable, resilient cities for more than 20 years.
The forced relocation of hundreds of staffers is seen by many as a precursor to the agency’s dissolution—and a sell-off of public lands to the states.
The agency aims to stop citizens from challenging pollution permits—while continuing to allow challenges from polluters who want to pollute more.
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The 55-year-old Land and Water Conservation Fund needs to be kept safe from lawmakers who suddenly find themselves strapped for cash.
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