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Forward Progress at COP27 in Egypt and the Path Ahead

Expert BlogInternational, United StatesJake Schmidt, Joe Thwaites, Brendan Guy, Sameer Kwatra, Carolina Herrera, Shruti Shukla, Alvin Lin, Jennifer Skene
Countries leave COP27 showing that they can deliver more equity, implementation, and ambition in the global response to climate change.

Hurricanes and Climate Change: Everything You Need to Know

GuideUnited States, InternationalMelissa Denchak

The most widespread, damaging storms on earth are getting worse, and climate change is a big reason why. Here’s a look at what causes hurricanes and how to address the threat of a wetter, windier world.

Duke Energy’s Actions Matter More Than Its Words

Expert BlogNorth CarolinaLuis Martinez, Jossie Steinberg
Given Duke Energy’s track record and current actions, we have to look behind the curtain on its clean energy claims in the Carolinas Carbon Plan.

North Carolina Is Moving Forward with Climate Regulations

Expert BlogNorth CarolinaLuis Martinez

The North Carolina Environmental Management Commission (EMC) approved a petition from CleanAIRE NC and the NC Coastal Federation (represented by the Southern Environmental Law Center) to have North Carolina begin rulemaking to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).

Preparing for Hurricanes: Infrastructure & Our Health

Expert BlogUnited StatesJuanita Constible

To be truly climate-smart and protective of our health, infrastructure policies and projects need to account for the inequitable burdens of disruptions such as power outages.

5 Key Reasons to Stop the Mountain Valley Pipeline

Expert BlogAmy Mall
This massive dirty energy project would keep communities dependent on dirty fossil fuels for generations while jeopardizing sensitive rivers and streams, drinking water sources, the climate, and local communities.

Ten Environmental Stories to Mark a Decade in Latin America

Expert BlogInternational, Chile, Mexico, Puerto Rico, BrazilAmanda Maxwell, Carolina Herrera, Jessica Carey-Webb, Marilyn Martinez
The Latin America team at NRDC reflects on the incredible environmental milestones we've witnessed in our work, and beyond.

2018 Clean Energy Year in Review: Reversing Trump Rollbacks

Expert BlogRoland Hwang
Many of us learned in high school about Newton’s third law of physics: for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. 2018 was a lesson in physics: the Trump administration’s furious assault on pollution protections has, in turn…

Clean Energy 2017: States and Cities Shine Despite Trump

Expert BlogKit Kennedy
The Trump administration and Congress leveled attacks this year on the environment, public health and social justice while Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria wreaked havoc on Florida, Texas, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, wildfires raged in the West…

Smart Policies Can Energize Offshore Wind Power in Southeast

Expert BlogLuis Martinez
While much of the rest of the country has reaped the tremendous benefits of wind power—the good jobs, the attractive energy prices, the important hedge against climate change, and the cleaner air for our kids to breathe—we in the Southeast…