Mountain gorilla conservation depends on healthy local communities
One of the biggest threats facing mountain gorillas is the danger of catching diseases from people.
America’s first climate bankruptcy
If the looming climate change related bankruptcy of America’s largest utility is a precursor of things to come, the most damaging storms of our future will not be reported by meteorologists, but by economists.
Proposed changes to the Clean Water Act would imperil iconic waters
A proposed rule by the Trump administration puts iconic bodies of water across the country in danger of losing protection under the Clean Water Act.
No one is above nature’s rule of law
A new UN report tracks progress on the right to a healthy environment.
Never Forget the Steller’s Sea Cow
2018 was the 250th anniversary of the extinction of the Steller’s sea cow. We should never forget this remarkable creature and we can honor its memory by working to prevent future extinctions.
Climate Science and National Monuments are Under Siege at the Department of the Interior
Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke has encouraged and overseen an unprecedented attack on climate science and public lands. He should be held accountable.
Reforestation: The critical solution to climate change
Nature knows best and has already provided us with the tools to address and respond to the damage and impacts we have created.
Four Takeaways from November’s New York Times Palm Oil Article
In late November, the New York Times Magazine ran an in-depth feature titled Palm Oil Was Supposed to Help Save the Planet. Instead It Unleashed a Catastrophe. Here are four takeaways from the article.
What does sea level rise mean for life along the coast?
Rising seas put more than 300,000 homes at risk of frequent flooding in the next 30 years.
Young voters in Washington are working to pass the country’s first carbon fee
This November, Washington voters have a chance to make history by passing Initiative 1631, a climate policy that would transition the state to clean energy by putting a price on pollution.
Water missed the main stage at the Global Climate Action Summit. It should be front and center
Water is the blade of climate change that will cut most deeply.
Pasadena settles NRDC lawsuit with water-saving commitments
NRDC reached a settlement agreement with the City of Pasadena after the city failed to comply with state regulations to prevent excessive water use in new landscapes. Hundreds of cities across California are also non-compliant.