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6 really dumb ways Americans waste money

Americans are good at a lot of things, and wasting money is one of them. Americans waste $165 billion annually on food just by tossing out what they don't want to eat, according to the National Resources Defense Council. We also do a good job of purchasing items we don't need. Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: The Rich Benefits Of New Energy

Cleaning Up Our Act On Energy And Reaping The Benefits Sierra Martinez, November 2016 (Natural Resources Defense Council) For years, skeptics have warned that a clean energy transition would drive up costs and render consumers’ energy bills unaffordable.1 They were wrong. Show More Summary

What Would Eliminating Chevron Deference mean for Patent Law

By Dennis Crouch In the landmark case of Chevron U.S.A., Inc. v. Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. the US Supreme Court laid-out the process for determining whether to grant deference to a federal agency’s interpretation of ‘its’...Show More Summary

John Oliver Will Attend Trump’s Inauguration Like the ‘String Quartet on the Titanic’

While Canada’s immigration website kept crashing during Election Night and in the immediate aftermath, at least one liberal comedian plans on staying in America. During his performance at the Natural Resources Defense Council’s Night of Comedy, John Oliver told the crowd, “I’m not going to move to Canada because of ... More »

Engineers develop process for electronic devices that stops wasteful power leakage

According to the National Resource Defense Council, Americans waste up to $19 billion annually in electricity costs due to "vampire appliances," always-on digital devices in the home that suck power even when they are turned off.

Samsung Firmly Rejects Natural Resources Defense Council Accusations

Samsung firmly rejects the accusation that we are misleading consumers. Our ENERGY STAR rating is based on the default setting of our TVs. The majority of users stay within the default viewing settings through the lifetime of their television. Show More Summary

TV industry gets its own 'dieselgate' over 'leccy consumption tests

Software that detects government tests, where have we heard that before? The idiot box is smarter than it seems: a spat has broken out between America's Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Consumer Technology Association about the energy consumption of televisions.…

Yellowstone Fish Kill a Warning Sign of the Future

Photo by Wikimedia Commons The Yellowstone River running through Paradise Valley in southwestern Montana. In 2008, Trout Unlimited joined the Natural Resources Defense Council to produce a science-based report “Trout in Trouble: TheShow More Summary

How-To: Waste Less In the Kitchen

Dana Gunders, Author of the Waste-Free Kitchen Handbook and Senior Scientist at the Natural Resources Defense Council visited the MUNCHIES Test Kitchen to tell us about easy steps we can take to waste less in the kitchen.

5 Easy Ways To Stop Wasting Money On Food

4 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Food waste is a huge problem ? not only for the planet, but for your budget too. American families throw out about 25 percent of the food and beverages they buy, according to the National Resources Defense Council. For the average family...Show More Summary

Lawsuit Against FERC Alleges New Rules For Capacity Resources Put Undue Burden On Renewables

A new lawsuit filed against the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) by a coalition of 4 environmental groups — including the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Sierra Club, amongst others — alleges that the new rules for...Show More Summary

Environmental Justice Means We Stand With Vulnerable Communities

Environmental injustice and environmental racism are not new phenomena, and yet the scandal in Flint, Michigan shocked so many. As a result of the outrage in Flint, the Natural Resources Defense Council issued a report, What's in Your Water? Flint and Beyond, that noted Flint was not an isolated case. Show More Summary

Environmental Justice Means We Stand With Vulnerable Communities

Environmental injustice and environmental racism are not new phenomena, and yet the scandal in Flint, Michigan shocked so many. As a result of the outrage in Flint, the Natural Resources Defense Council issued a report, What's in Your Water? Flint and Beyond, that noted Flint was not an isolated case. Show More Summary

The Myths Oil Companies Use to Resist Climate Action in California

While it cannot be denied that money talks, it doesn’t always tell the truth. The Natural Resources Defense Council fact-checked a key fossil fuel trade group and uncovered the common "doomsday myths" it uses to scare politicians and the public.

Video Of A Strawberry's Journey From The Farm Is Surprisingly Moving

5 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Every strawberry has a story. Often, it’s a tragic one. A recent video from the National Resources Defense Council tells the story of one strawberry's journey from farm to trash can. The video follows the strawberry as it's taken from...Show More Summary

PG&E Agreed To Kill Diablo Canyon In Self-Protecting Deal

The first indication I had of the agreement to destroy Diablo Canyon in the prime of its life came from a press release issued by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). It stated that they had signed a deal with PG&E, IBEW local...Show More Summary

Map: Is There Lead in Your Town's Water?

Natural Resources Defense Council: The devastating lead contamination of the tap water in Flint, Michigan, highlights potentially disastrous gaps in the provision of safe drinking water to all Americans -- especially the most vulnerable.... Show More Summary

Four Million Americans Have Dangerously High Lead Levels in Their Water

A new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has found that there are many other cities facing extreme lead contamination in their drinking water, just like in Flint, Michigan.

Good Video Technique, But How Appealing?

Take a look at this video appeal from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). I think it’s a very well crafted online appeal in a technical sense. Try putting your clinician hat on and see if you agree. The appeal consists of a video embedded in an email appeal. Here’s what I like about the […]

Why Diablo Destruction Deal Will Fail

This morning I received a press release from the Natural Resources Defense Council bragging about signing a deal with PG&E that — if approved by the California Public Utilities Commission — would result in the plant’s license extension application being withdrawn. Show More Summary

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