In a boost for energy efficient buildings, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan adopted the Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC) 2017 last month. Building energy codes are effective tools to ensure energy efficiency in the construction and operation of buildings.
Expert BlogInternational, United StatesJake Schmidt, Joe Thwaites, Shruti Shukla, Brendan Guy
The Inflation Reduction Act has proven that the United States has the potential to lead on climate. But further actions are needed if the country is to deliver the global transformations necessary to tackle the climate crisis.
NRDC recommendations around U.S. farm policy would, if adopted, help rebuild rural communities, create clean energy jobs, support new and existing organic farmers, bolster soil health and on-farm conservation, and reduce food waste.
As farmers grapple with everything from extreme weather events to heat stress to wildfires, and agriculture becomes less predictable in the face of a changing climate, it is essential for governments to help farmers transition to practices that increase resilience…
Climate change has already locked in almost a foot of sea level rise by 2050 and more in the decades beyond. All levels of government in the United States need to recognize the peril they face and act accordingly.