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More States Adopt Building Energy Codes in India

Expert BlogIndiaPrima Madan
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.

2023 Farm Bill Can Help Address Climate Crisis

Expert BlogWashington, D.C.Dr. Daniel Rath, Nina Sevilla, Allison Johnson
With the upcoming Farm Bill, Congress has the chance to make the economy-wide investments in our food system that the IPCC report states are necessary if we are to combat climate change.

David J. Hayes Joins NRDC as a Senior Fellow

Press ReleaseUnited States
WASHINGTON – David J. Hayes, the former deputy secretary of the Interior and senior White House climate advisor, is joining NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) as a senior fellow.

U.S. International Leadership Still Needed after Climate Bill

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.

Next Farm Bill Can Plant the Seeds for Something Better

Expert BlogUnited StatesDavid Wallinga, MD

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.

Organic Agriculture Helps Solve Climate Change

Expert BlogUnited States, CaliforniaLena Brook

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…

Building Infrastructure Fast and Smart

Expert BlogUnited StatesSharon Buccino

The Biden administration's Permitting Action Plan promises to deliver infrastructure investments on time and on budget that will revitalize communities across the country.

Agroforestry’s Critical Role in Climate-Smart Farming

Expert BlogUnited StatesAshley Cooper, Matthew Kaplan, Amy McNamara
This National Arbor Day, we examine how combining agriculture and forestry through the practice of "agroforestry" can help redefine the climate-smart future of farming.

IPCC: Sea Level Rise Adaptation Is Essential, Not Optional

Expert BlogUnited States, InternationalRob Moore

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.