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Hazard Planners Aren’t Planning for Heat Hazards

Expert BlogUnited StatesJuanita Constible
State hazard mitigation officials and their partners in FEMA should quickly work to improve their efforts to protect people from heat. Lives depend on it.

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.

Floating Offshore Wind Brings Challenges and Opportunities

Expert BlogUnited StatesRebecca Loomis, Dr. Francine Kershaw

After a decade of dreaming, the prospect of commercial-scale floating offshore wind developments here in the United States is becoming a reality. Floating turbines will make renewable wind energy accessible to parts of the United States where it was previously…

La biodiversidad de América Latina es crítica

Expert BlogJessica Carey-Webb
Latinoamérica es hogar de una gran variedad de plantas, animales y formas de vida. De hecho, América Latina es una de las regiones con mayor biodiversidad del mundo. Este 22 de mayo, Día Mundial de la Biodiversidad, con la ayuda…

Una solución natural: los pastizales de Chihuahua

Expert BlogJessica Carey-Webb
Get to know one of the best nature-based solutions for combating climate change: the Chihuahuan grasslands! The largest desert in North America, this carbon sink is home to important wildlife and migratory birds.

Department of Energy Sets Major Roadblocks to Future Energy Efficiency Standards

Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Department of Energy (DOE) today radically altered its process for setting and updating national energy efficiency standards for residential and commercial appliances and equipment, making it significantly more difficult to establish future energy-saving measures and drastically reducing…

Increasing Public Awareness About Food Waste Prevention Guide

OverviewUnited States
Given the magnitude of consumer household food waste, cities can play an important role in both raising awareness and providing action-oriented strategies that consumers can implement in their homes to prevent food from being wasted in the first place.