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Analysis Sets Carbon Reduction Path

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) released an update of its 2012 proposal on how to cut carbon pollution from power plants under the Clean Air Act. The analysis shows that 470 to 700 million tons of carbon pollution can … Continue reading

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INFOGRAPHIC: Which Electronics are Green Enough to Buy?

The Natural Resources Defense Council is helping turn Black Friday green with its annual guide to shopping for environmentally-friendly, energy-efficient electronics. In a blog post on the NRDC website, senior scientist and Center for Energy Efficiency Director Noah Horowitz points out … Continue reading

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INFOGRAPHIC: Which Electronics are Green Enough to Buy?

The Natural Resources Defense Council is helping turn Black Friday green with its annual guide to shopping for environmentally-friendly, energy-efficient electronics. In a blog post on the NRDC website, senior scientist and Center for Energy Efficiency Director Noah Horowitz points out … Continue reading

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INFOGRAPHIC: How to Buy Green Electronics During Holiday Sales

The Natural Resources Defense Council is helping turn Black Friday green with its annual guide to shopping for environmentally-friendly, energy-efficient electronics. In a blog post on the NRDC website, senior scientist and Center for Energy Efficiency Director Noah Horowitz points out … Continue reading

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George W. Bush Library Gets a “Climate Hero Award” for Achieving LEED Platinum Status

In an ironic turn of events, the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum received a “Climate Hero Award” from California Senator Barbara Boxer on Monday. While the architects who designed facility certainly worked hard to achieve the highest standards … Continue reading

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Study Finds Renewable Energy is Cheaper than Coal in the US

Photo via Shutterstock A new study reveals that wind farms are less costly than new coal-fired plants, and cost about the same, if not less, than new natural gas plants. It sounds pretty extraordinary, but if one looks at the … Continue reading

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NYC Mulls Food Waste Ban

Composting, turning food waste into energy or otherwise recycling it may soon be mandatory for large-scale producers of food waste in New York City, reports Crain’s New York Business. New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg’s administration is pushing a bill that would … Continue reading

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Defiant Navy Releases Report that Shows Testing Could Kill Hundreds of Whales and Dolphins

Photo via Shutterstock Imagine experiencing a noise so loud that it could cause not only disorientation, but also physical trauma and brain bleeding, as well as bubbles that form in your organs. This is a very real possibility for thousands … Continue reading

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Squeezing Water Savings From Washing Machines

The commercial laundry market can cut water use by almost 50 percent in some cases by using more water-efficient machines, according to a white paper. The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), … Continue reading

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NRDC Releases Online Tool to Track Local Effects of Climate Change

Reading about the melting ice sheets in the Arctic or desertification in Africa may seem like remote instances, but the effects of climate change also can be seen locally throughout the United States. In order to help make connections between … Continue reading

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