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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.
The Trump administration promised $16 billion to help places like Texas, Puerto Rico, and Florida weather future storms. Now, nearly a year later, it won’t even return their calls.
More and more European cities are effectively banning automobiles from their city centers—and it seems to be working out just fine for local businesses.
To ignore this fact—as the Trump administration insists on doing—is to hamper U.S. foreign policy.
And every extra day it lasts, the deleterious effects on our national parks, food inspections, and toxic waste cleanups grow bigger (and more difficult to stop).
If you want to know where coal is headed, look no farther than Texas—where this dirty fuel is in its death throes.
What the 116th Congress can do—starting right now—to block Trump’s anti-environment agenda.
The people and the planet can claim more than a few victories—and 2019 is looking better already.
COP24 attendees mocked the Trump administration for its “clean coal” fantasies—while a shadow delegation of climate-conscious Americans quietly worked the room, mending fences.
Though some online retailers are taking steps to maximize fuel efficiency in their delivery fleets, consumers need to do their part, too.
The Trump administration thought that releasing a blockbuster climate assessment on Black Friday would keep people from talking about it. That’s not what happened.
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