Short answer: Yes. Even a seemingly slight average temperature rise is enough to cause a dramatic transformation of our planet.

May 23, 2022

How do we define and measure biodiversity—and just why is it so important?

April 22, 2022

Our rivers, reservoirs, lakes, and seas are drowning in chemicals, waste, plastic, and other pollutants. Here’s why―and what you can do to help.

April 18, 2022

How a single pipeline project became the epicenter of an enormous environmental, public health, and civil rights battle.

The U.N. report warns that dire impacts from climate change will arrive sooner than many expected. Here’s why we need to follow the report’s advice, and why every ton of emissions reductions can make a difference.

January 24, 2022

How it works, how safe it is, and, ultimately, how its costs outweigh its benefits.

January 05, 2022

What is it? Why is it? And what does it mean for the climate?

January 04, 2022

NRDC interviewed more than 100 farmers and ranchers who are building healthy soil and growing climate-resilient communities across the country. This guide incorporates much of what we learned.

November 29, 2021

An overview of gas, pollution, and climate change.

November 15, 2021

The lowdown on the earth’s central environmental threat.

September 01, 2021