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The Silent Killer

ExplainerUnited States, International, New YorkClara Chaisson
Extreme heat kills more often than we think, and climate change is only going to turn it up a notch.

Fracking 101

GuideTexas, Pennsylvania, New York, California, North Dakota, FloridaMelissa Denchak

Hydraulic fracturing has upended the global energy landscape and made fossil fuels big business in the United States. Mounting evidence shows that it poses serious threats to our health, environment, and climate future. Here’s a look at the fracking boom…

Court Strikes Down Dirty Power Scheme

Expert BlogNRDC
The Trump administration’s illegal replacement of the Clean Power Plan had put corporate polluters ahead of our environment and health.

Health as Lens for Shaping More Equitable Climate Policy

Expert BlogUnited States, InternationalKim Knowlton
Air pollution bears down disproportionately on the economically disadvantaged and many communities of color. It plays a key role in the disproportionate burden of respiratory health threats from COVID-19 plaguing the nation.

Fossil Fuels: The Dirty Facts

GuideUnited States, InternationalMelissa Denchak
Mining, drilling, and burning dirty energy are harming the environment and our health. Here’s everything you need to know about fossil fuels, and why we need to embrace a clean energy future.