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Leveraging the Love of Sports to Drive Sustainability

Over half of all Americans identify as sports fans, putting the sports industry in a good position to implement and benefit from sustainability…

Is There a Business Case for Selling Ugly Fruit and Vegetables?

When was the last time you bought ugly fruit or vegetables? A misshapen cucumber, a deformed carrot, or a discolored zucchini? You probably…

No Beer, No Cheer: Small Brewers Push to Defend Clean Water Act

The NRDC so far has signed up almost two dozen craft beer breweries to ensure local water supplies across the country remain clean.

NRDC’s Plan to Reduce Power Plant Emissions

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) released a proposal to reduce power plant pollution by 26 percent by 2020 and 34 percent by…

NRDC Condemns Fracking and Natural Gas “Waste”

The oil companies are wasting natural gas as they excavate oil. The World Bank estimates that in North Dakota alone, natural gas flares…

Americans Throw Away Too Much Food

A recent paper by the National Resources Defense Counsel (NRDC) found that American families throw out approximately 25 percent of the food and…

The NRDC Toxic 20: How’s Your State’s Air Up There?

NRDC's Toxic 20 states have the dirtiest air.

Just Two Words – “Plastics” and “Alternatives”

The logo and name, “Plasticity,” were fun and the invitation to the Plasticity Forum side event in Rio de Janeiro on June 21…

NRDC Website Tracks Rio+20 Commitments

The National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) created a website to track the commitments made at the Rio+20 Earth Summit.

NRDC Rates G20 on Renewable Energy, Urges Greater Action at Rio+20

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) yesterday released its Renewable Energy Scorecard, a report that ranks and analyzes G20 member nations' renewable energy…

How Baseball Could Usher in a Greener American Future

Major League Baseball broke the color barrier 7 years before The Supreme Court ruled in favor of desegregation. Today, MLB is stepping up…

BP Agrees to Major Pollution Cuts at Tar Sands Refinery

Back in the waning days of the GW Bush administration, the EPA approved a permit issued by the State of Indiana, long known…

EPA Underestimates Emissions from Palm-Based Biofuels

Scientific and environmental groups announced that they will submit comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in response to EPA's proposed finding that…

Is Your State Prepared for Climate Change?

California has one of best climate change adaptation plans.

FDA Drags Its Feet on BPA Ban

The US FDA recently announced that it has rejected the 2008 Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) petition requesting that the toxic chemical bisphenol A, or…