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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.
Fifty years ago, Southwest Airlines revolutionized regional air travel. Now another Texas-based business is launching a counterrevolution on the ground—and the carbon savings could be huge.
The Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint river system brings precious water to three southern states. If only they could all get along.
A Harvard study says clean energy could save billions of dollars—and thousands of lives—every year.
Everybody’s excited about the coming EV revolution. But without the right infrastructure, it’ll never go anywhere.
If you want to know what the future of renewables looks like, look no further than Iowa.
If we really want to protect our children, we’ll need to focus on the actual threats to their health and well-being—like drought, flooding, disease, and war.
The middle class may be getting squeezed out of our cities, but the author of a new book dangerously mistakes the symptom for the cure.
As the country seeks to cut its carbon emissions, onEarth looks into whether clean-burning nuclear reactors are a worthwhile option.
Millennials don’t just communicate differently from their baby boomer parents—they commute differently, too.
Is it safe to operate a nuclear reactor 34 miles from 8.4 million people?
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