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Rooftop Solar Could Provide Millions In Benefits To Nevada Residents, Say SolarCity & NRDC

Rooftop solar could provide $7 million in benefits annually for all Nevada utilities, according to a new report published by SolarCity and the Natural Resources Defense Council. The new peer-reviewed paper, Distributed Energy Resources...Show More Summary

Eco-coalition sues to force EPA to update its obsolete rules on disposal of fracking wastewater

Seven environmental organizations—including the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Center for Health, Environment and Justice—filed suit against the Environmental Protection Agency Wednesday to force the first upgrade in three decades of disposal rules covering hydraulic fracturing   waste. Show More Summary

Should You Buy Carbon Offsets?

Brian Palmer, Natural Resources Defense Council: You don't have to live in a cave to live a carbon-neutral life. Start by reducing your emissions. Then, after you've done all you can to shrink your personal carbon footprint, it's time to consider buying offsets. Show More Summary

The Power of Simple

How the Natural Resources Defense Council effectively unearthed and reframed compelling research to raise public awareness and effect policy change around food waste.

5 Tips to Reduce Food Waste

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A whopping 40 percent of food goes to waste in the United States, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council. Learn what you can do. The post 5 Tips to Reduce Food Waste appeared first on Yoga Journal.

Follow a Strawberry From Birth to Grave in This Oddly Emotional Ad About Food Waste

Strawberries make a powerful statement in "Save the Food," a public service campaign breaking today from the Natural Resources Defense Council. Developed pro-bono by SapientNitro through The Ad Council, the initiative focuses on a sad reality: Some 40 percent of all food purchased in the U.S. Show More Summary

India Solar Power Push May Produce Over 1 Million Jobs

India’s massive solar power capacity addition target is expected to be a revolution in the Indian jobs market as well. According to a report by the Natural Resources and Defense Council (NRDC), India may end up creating over a million...Show More Summary

The Risks of the Massive California Gas Leak

Natural Resources Defense Council: On October 23, 2015, the Southern California Gas Aliso Canyon underground storage facility in Los Angeles's Porter Ranch neighborhood started spewing natural gas into the soil and air at the rate of 66,000 pounds per hour. Show More Summary

A Waste-Free Thanksgiving

This week, Food Tank is grateful for the farmers, researchers, and activists who are working tirelessly to improve the food system every day. According to the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), getting food onto Americans' plates...Show More Summary

Solutions To Grocery Store Food Waste

Forty percent of food goes uneaten in the U.S., a National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) report found. While some of it is thrown away by consumers, some of it is also thrown out by retailers. In-store food losses totaled about 43 billion pounds in 2008, equal to 10 percent of the nation’s total food supply at the retail level.

These Michigan residents are suing the city because their drinking water is contaminated with lead

The drinking water in Flint, Michigan is contaminated with lead. And the city may be at fault. The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) alleges that officials there knew about the risks of shifting the city’s water supply from Detroit's Lake Huron to the Flint River, but did so anyway — ostensibly to cut costs. Show More Summary

New CIA Admissions About 9/11, Targeted Drone Killings and More!..

On today's BradCast, the winning streak for environmentalists continues...as does the losing streak for the CIA. GUEST: Kit Kennedy of Natural Resources Defense Council...

New Study Takes Aim At Uber And Lyft’s Impact On The Environment

A new study by researchers from UC Berkeley’s Transportation Sustainability Research Center and the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) aims to determine if Uber and Lyft help reduce fossil fuel emissions. “Some hypothesize that...Show More Summary

Study Aims To Determine If Ride-sharing Services Are Putting More Cars on The Road

The National Resources Defense Council’s Urban Solution program will study the impact ride-sharing services have on the environment, the group announced Friday. The study will be conducted with the University of California Berkley Transportation...Show More Summary

SOCAN webinar: “Vulnerability and adaptation of US shellfisheries to ocean acidification”, 20 October 2015

Speaker: Lisa Suatoni, Natural Resources Defense Council Date & time: Tuesday, 20 October 2015, 12:00pm ET Link to register: http://bit.ly/1LaHADW Ocean acidification is a global, long-term problem whose ultimate solution requires carbon dioxide reduction at a scope and scale that will take decades to accomplish successfully. Show More Summary

14 Fridge Tricks That Will Save You Big

One of the most painless ways to reduce your carbon footprint and save money is to stop wasting food. A study by the Natural Resources Defense Council found that 40% of the food produced in the United States goes uneaten. While there is significant waste in every link of the supply chain between...

Navy Ordered To Limit Sonar Use In Order To Protect Marine Life

The United States Navy has recently been given a reprieve from the previous lawsuits brought against them by organizations such as Natural Resources Defense Council and Earthjustice. The Navy has agreed to the put forth in the settlement and will limit their testing of sonar and explosive equipment in key whale territory such as that... Show More Summary

Report Ranks Antibiotics Policies at Fast Food Chains

Only Chipotle and Panera get an A grade on antibiotics policies and sourcing practices, and most other fast food chains fail, according to a report by the Friends of the Earth, Natural Resources Defense Council, Keep Antibiotics Working, Consumers Union, Center for Food Safety, and Food Animal Concerns Trust. Chick-fil-a gets a B, while Dunkin’ Donuts... Continue Reading

Colorado Front Range storm in 2013 caused 1,000 years of erosion

We can be concerned about erosion due to man-made causes but it is nothing like what nature will randomly do in a single year, without ever once consulting Natural Resources Defense Council or other industry-funded groups. read more

Subway Faces Pressure to Serve Antibiotic-Free Meats

An environmental group is turning up the heat. The Natural Resources Defense Council, which works to "protect the world's natural resources, public health, and the environment," is taking Subway to task. The NRDC wants the sandwich giant...Show More Summary

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