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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.

Tenant Protections, Good Jobs Key to Decarbonizing Buildings

Expert BlogLos Angeles, CaliforniaMichele Knab Hasson, Merrian Borgeson

In Los Angeles, buildings are the top source of carbon pollution, and the city is taking bold steps to end these harmful emissions completely by 2050. As city leaders and other stakeholders consider how to achieve these emissions reductions equitably…

Zero-Carbon Hot Water and Steam in Homes and Industry

Expert BlogUnited StatesPierre Delforge

New study from Schatz Energy Research Center, in collaboration with NRDC and other partners: Heating water in homes and commercial buildings, and producing low-temperature steam in multifamily and industrial facilities are one of the biggest untapped opportunities to slash carbon…

DOE's Process Rule: More Harm Than Good

Expert BlogLauren Urbanek
It will soon be more difficult and cumbersome to set strong standards for the appliances and electronics in our homes and businesses, if the Trump administration’s Department of Energy has their way.

Energy Efficiency: Even More Jobs for More Americans

Expert BlogLara Ettenson
Once again, a new report shows the clean energy workforce is leading the way in job growth across the nation. Energy efficiency employs 2.25 million workers across nearly every U.S. county, making it the top employer and biggest job creator…

Energy Efficiency: The Clean Facts

GuideUnited StatesLora Shinn

Here’s what you need to know about energy efficiency and how you can help save the environment—and money—at the same time.

Court: Trump Administration Illegally Delayed 4 Efficiency Standards

Press Release
SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge today ruled the Trump administration illegally stalled four energy efficiency standards that could save U.S. households and businesses at least $8 billion, agreeing with the Natural Resources Defense Council, other public interest groups, 11…