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
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.
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 […]
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by the California Public Utilities Commission — would result in the plant’s license extension application being withdrawn.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
By 2030, California hopes to gain 50 percent of its energy from renewable sources and a proposal signed today brings Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) closer to that goal. Together with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC),...Show More Summary
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has just issued a press release stating that they have signed a deal with PG&E, IBEW local 1245, the Coalition of California Utility Employees, Friends of the Earth, Environment California, and the Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility. There is an implied quid pro quo. The [...]
The media often cite the National Resources Defense Council when covering environmental issues, but one of the group’s founders appears opposed to going “green”’ when it’s near his own back yard. James Gustave “Gus” Speth recently expressed vehement opposition to a plan to build 20 self-sustaining, eco-friendly communities in Vermont. Show More Summary
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
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
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
How the Natural Resources Defense Council effectively unearthed and reframed compelling research to raise public awareness and effect policy change around food waste.
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.
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’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
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
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
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.
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
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...
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