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NRDC Misfires on Nuclear in Illinois Energy Poll

We have to hand it to the Natural Resources Defense Council. Their recent poll tries as hard as it can, but it can’t quite hide the truth about Illinois energy and its relative cleanliness, the subject of the poll. It finds, quite reasonably, that people there are much in favor of clean energy, which NRDC is quite sure includes only renewables. Show More Summary

NRDC Analysis Finds Data Gaps in Fracking Reports

The Natural Resources Defense Council and FracTracker Alliance launched an investigation of the publicly provided information on oil and gas company violations. What they found is that state and federal agencies aren’t providing information on violations “in a transparent, easily accessible or comprehensive way.”

You Waste $43 of Food Each Month

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Is your refrigerator crisper a graveyard of spoiled produce and expired goods? Those squandered products add up — and fast. According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, the average American family throws out up to $43 worth of food each month. Show More Summary

Earth Day: A Two-step Strategy Makes a Sustainable Difference

Sustainability is top of mind as this week we mark Earth Day and Arbor Day, tributes aimed at raising respect for the environment. That makes this the perfect moment to note a new Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) report thatShow More Summary

INTERVIEW: Linda Greer and Clean by Design are creating a cleaner fashion future

Natural Resource Defense Council's director Linda Greer is spearheading the way to a cleaner fashion future. Greer is leading fashion's "toxic avengers" in a bid to clean up the toxic fashion industry in China through the Clean by Design initiative. up

New National Report Underscores Health and Economic Benefits of Clean Energy to People of Color and Low-Income Communities

Last week, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) released an important new report, Bridging the Clean Energy Divide, that refutes highly misleading fossil fuel claims about clean energy policies and communities of color. The report...Show More Summary

Environmental group calls Xbox One energy-saving efforts insufficient

Microsoft is addressing the Xbox One's excessive latent power consumption ($6-$15 worth per year) with an update, but Natural Resources Defense Council scientist Noah Horowitz says on the non-profit's website, "It may be premature to...Show More Summary

Microsoft is addressing the Xbox One's latent power consumption

Since the launch of the Xbox One, it hasn't exactly been a power-friendly console. The Natural Resources Defense Council came down hard on Microsoft last year for the "Instant On" feature, which consumed a ton of power while in its standby state. Show More Summary

Report: Climate Change Poses High Risk for Low-Income Rural Communities

If you live on a fixed income, fluctuations in energy prices can have a dizzying impact. As climate justice advocate Gerald Durley put it during a recent conference call hosted by the Natural Resources Defense Council: “When unprecedented...Show More Summary

Microsoft has a plan to stop the Xbox One from blowing up your monthly electric bill

Not long ago, the Natural Resources Defense Council raised a stink about Microsoft’s failure to inform Xbox One owners about how much energy their consoles were consuming while the “Instant-on” mode was enabled. According to the council’s research, this standby mode was adding a collective $250 million to Xbox One owners’ energy bills every year. Show More Summary

Most states don't track oil industry violations, and those that do assess piddly penalties

The Natural Resources Defense Council and FracTracker Alliance came out with a new report Wednesday titled Fracking’s Most Wanted: Lifting the Veil on Oil and Gas Company Spills and Violations. One of the environmental advocacy group's...Show More Summary

Has China Reached Peak Coal?

According to energy data released by the Chinese government last week, the country’s consumption of coal fell by 2.9 percent in 2014 – the first dip in 14 years, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) reports.

On Friday’s Radio Show…

• Senior Attorney for the Natural Resources Defense Council, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., discusses why he opposes thimerosal in vaccines. • Lawyer David Niose details his lost legal battle to take ‘Under God’ Out of the Pledge of Allegiance in a New Jersey School.

On Friday’s Radio Show…

• Senior Attorney for the Natural Resources Defense Council, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., explains why he opposes vaccines. • More on President Obama’s congressional request to use the military to combat ISIS. • It’s the Friday Night Free-For-All!

Laying Pipe in The Lower 48

No one was surprised when the U.S. Senate recently passed a bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, and though a new video featuring Julie Louis-Dreyfus urges all to sign the NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) petition advising...Show More Summary

Illinois Tollways To Become Butterfly Sanctuaries

The Illinois Tollway and Natural Resources Defense Council agreed on a plan to turn I-88, I-90 and I-294 into a monarch butterfly restoration program. [ more › ]

Some Environmental Activists Funded By Russian Energy Interests

The Free Beacon has a bombshell report linking major donations – millions and millions of dollars – to groups like the Sierra Club and the Natural Resource Defense Council to a Bermuda law firm which represents Russian interests. Russia, of course, has a big interest in fighting American energy development. Shale oil and gas plays in America...

Polling Shows Americans Support Environmental Enforcement And Clean Energy

The US Natural Resources Defense Council has released the results of a new “bipartisan” poll of five key states that sought “Views on Environmental Regulations,” which clearly show Americans are not only in favor of existing environmental...Show More Summary

Environmental Groups Denounce Fast Track Trade Process

By DAVE JOHNSON The Sierra Club, the Natural Resources Defense Council, the League of Conservation Voters and 41 other environmental groupssent a letter to Congress this week, asking them to oppose “fast track” trade promotion authority for upcoming trade agreements like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Show More Summary

NRDC Files Lawsuit Over Toxic Pesticide Used In Pet Flea Control Products

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) filed a lawsuit this week against the Environmental Protection Agency challenging the EPA's decision to allow the pesticide tetrachlovinphos (TCVP) to be used in pet flea control products...

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