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NAFTA Rewrite Must Include Climate Pledge

Press Release
WASHINGTON - The Natural Resources Defense Council today told Congress that it should withhold a vote for the reworked North American Free Trade Agreement unless it is amended to include a pledge that each of the three nations will adhere…

Latin America Continues Climate Action Despite Trump

Expert BlogAmanda Maxwell
Although President Trump has announced his plan to pull the U.S. out of the Paris Agreement, Latin American countries are taking no heed. Trump’s reckless decision may hold America back, but Latin America is moving ahead with determination and urgency…

Trump’s Paris Pullout “A Grave and Reckless Mistake”

Press Release
President Trump today formally notified the United Nations of his plans to withdraw the U.S. from the historic Paris Agreement on climate change. Under terms of the agreement, the U.S. would exit one year after U.N. notification, on November 4…

Court Orders Seafood Import Ban to Save Mexico’s Vaquita Porpoise

Press Release
NEW YORK— Responding to a lawsuit filed by conservation groups, the U.S. Court of International Trade today ordered the Trump administration to ban seafood imports from Mexico caught with gillnets that kill the critically endangered vaquita porpoise. As few as…

Chile’s Ongoing Water Crisis: Threats and Needed Actions

Expert BlogChileCarolina Herrera

From too much water to not enough, this critical resource presents unique challenges in the Metropolitan Region (MR) of Chile, the hub of the country’s bustling capital and nearly half of the Chilean population.

CA Takes a Step Forward with New Clean Truck Proposal

Expert BlogPatricio Portillo
California's updated Advanced Clean Truck Rule proposal is a positive change from the previous version and shows that CARB is listening to the experts instead of special interests. The updated rule doubles the original proposal—which means more electric trucks—and cleaner…

Latin America 2017: Top Three Green Trends

Expert BlogJames Blair
NRDC's Latin America team reflects on green accomplishments in the region and takes stock of significant events related to the environment and natural resources in 2017.