Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Clean Water Is Important For Everyone

By Elizabeth Shope With just two months before World Water Day on March 22, NRDC, CARE & WaterAid in America have published our annual report about how the United States is doing in implementing the recommendations we made last year to improve water and sanitation delivery for developing countries. We made four key recommendations, and while some progress has been made, there is

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Latino Support Vital To Preserve Colorado River

Though its name might be a little misleading, the Colorado River flows through seven states, running over 1,400 miles through the U.S. Southwest before emptying out into the Gulf of California. According to Nuestro Rio, the river...

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

The Legacy Of Nobel Peace Prize Winner Wangari Maathai

By Jacob Scherr I awoke today to the sad news that Wangari Maathai, environmental leader and Nobel Prize winner, had died at age 71.   I first had contact with her in the days running up to the 1992...

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

California’s Blueprint For A Clean Energy Economy

By Kristin Eberhard Moments ago the Air Resources Board voted 9-0 to re-adopt and move ahead with the AB32 Scoping Plan — California’s blueprint for transitioning to a clean energy economy. The new analysis will supersede the original...

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Electric Cars Are Key To Sustainable Future

By Max Baumhefner There are thousands of Americans waiting and wanting to be a part of the technological evolution of the electric car industry, like the Nissan Leaf and the Chevy Volt. This desire has not been...

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

Easy, Free Ways To Save Energy

Don’t forget the basics. This simple stuff will save energy — and money — right now. Unplug Unplug seldom-used appliances, like an extra refrigerator in the basement or garage that contains just a few items. You may...

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

Money-Sucking Vampires Emanating From Your TV & How To Save

By Noah Horowitz This week the cable TV industry is having their big annual meeting in Chicago. The meeting includes three days worth of in-depth technical sessions and it looks like not a single one covers the energy...