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Nearly 127 Million Americans’ Health Risks Rise as Air Quality

In addition to producing mapping air quality nationwide, NRDC is calling on government leaders at all levels to do what needs to be done to mitigate the rising health risks posed by rising greenhouse gas emissions, air pollution, temperatures and unhealthy air days.Read More

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Video Friday: NRDC Press Conference on Climate Impacts of Proposed

A video of a June 23, 2013 press conference hosted by the Natural Resource Defense Council (NRDC) at the National Press Club in Washington, DC outlining new economic and environmental analysis by NRDC on the consequences of approving the Keystone XL Tar Sands pipeline. Speakers include Bill McKibben, Brigadier General (Ret.) Steven Anderson, Anthony Swift, and […]Read More

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Keystone XL: First Big Test of President’s Climate Change Action

The proposed Keystone XL pipeline that would transport liquefied bitumen from massive tar sands deposits in Alberta south through Midwest US watersheds and agricultural areas and on down to the Gulf of Mexico would significantly boost the carbon emissions that fuel climate change and thus fails to meet the criteria set out in President Obama’s […]Read More

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Time for President Obama to Lead on Energy

President Obama can use his executive powers to circumvent the political deadlock in Congress and embolden the nation’s commitment to battling climate change. Instead of an “all the above” approach that ramps up fossil fuel production, we need responsible, science based energy policy. There is no future to a national energy strategy that features the […]Read More

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Contradictions in Climate Change Negotiations: Tianjin to Cancun

The last round of international global warming negotiations before countries meet in Cancun, is wrapping up.  The meeting in Cancun needs to begin the process of implementing key elements of the international response to global warming.  Cancun isn’t expected to agree to a “new treaty”, establish a new “binding agreement”, or finalize all aspects of […]Read More