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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

2 weeks 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

California's last nuclear power plant to be retired by 2025

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

Breaking: NRDC Announces PG&E Has Agreed To Kill Diablo Canyon

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 [...]

NRDC Co-Founder Fights Eco-Friendly Community Near His Home

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 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

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

3 months agoFitness / Yoga : Yoga Journal

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

3 months agoMarketing / Advertising : AdFreak

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

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