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Equitable Building Decarbonization Across the Country: 2022

Expert BlogCalifornia, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, OregonCaroline Keicher, Joe O'Brien-Applegate
Policies and programs aimed at new construction and existing buildings continue to gain traction as communities and elected officials realize the feasibility and benefits of ambitious and equity-centered action.

NRDC Experts and Events at COP27

OverviewInternational, Canada, India, United StatesManish Bapna, Amanda Maxwell, Brendan Guy, Carolina Herrera, Joe Thwaites, Shruti Shukla, Sameer Kwatra, Anthony Swift, Khalil Shahyd, Lisa Speer, Jennifer Skene, Nan Zeng, Jake Schmidt, Douglass Sims, Marissa Ramirez, Prima Madan
Analysis and events focusing on the concrete steps we need to cut global emissions in half in this decisive decade, and to adapt to the mounting climate change impacts we can no longer avoid.

Why Heat Pump Water Heater Day Is Worth Celebrating

Expert BlogUnited StatesEmily Deanne

If you don’t have an HPWH, chances are, your water heater is one of the most inefficient appliances in your home. Gas tank water heaters are only 25 to 60 percent efficient, meaning many waste more than half of the…

The Appropriations Process: What It Means for NRDC

Expert BlogUnited StatesKyle T. Jones
As the annual march toward funding the U.S. government continues for fiscal year 2023, let’s pause to examine the process for how that funding is accomplished, and how it can be used to advance key environmental initiatives.

Albany Environmental Roundup: 2021 Victories and 2022 Agenda

Expert BlogNew YorkMarisa Guerrero, Rich Schrader

New York State secured several key environmental and public health victories in 2021 -- and that momentum is continuing into 2022, as we push for bills to expand the use of electric vehicles, improve energy efficiency, promote food security, and…

The Ultimate Energy Efficient Holiday Gift Guide

Expert BlogEmily Deanne
Are you scrambling to find a holiday gift for everyone on your list? One way to help friends and family save money all year-round—while helping to protect the planet—is to choose gifts that don’t waste energy.

How to Make Efficient Air Conditioners Cool in India

Expert BlogSameer Kwatra
NRDC and partners are engaging with air conditioning business leaders to identify strategies to accelerate market transformation to more efficient and climate friendly cooling. Overall, leading manufacturers of air conditioners, both Indian companies and global companies operating in India, embrace…