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Earth Day, 40 Years On

John Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John Adams

Every generation has to learn to fight for themselves. Everything has to be reborn, and Earth Day helps do that. It draws new generations in and keeps alive the spirit of environmental protection.

Some House Republicans Have Gone Off the Deep End: Plan to Ask for Deepwater Drilling to Resume

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

In a few hours, the House Republicans will hold a press conference at the Capitol to call for an END TO THE MORATORIUM on deepwater drilling.

CRUSH: The Great New Media Migration

Nathan Havey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Nathan Havey

Apple is challenging Google's online advertising dominance with the introduction of the iAds platform, which Steve Jobs is hoping will make Apple the leader in mobile advertising.

Eco-Getaways: Whale Watching In Laguna San Ignacio

NRDC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

(Text and Photos courtesy of the NRDC) Laguna San Ignacio, on the west coast of the Baja California Peninsula in Mexico is a World Heritage Site, a...

What are Mark Warner and Jim Webb Waiting for

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

In the next few weeks, the Kerry-Lieberman-Graham clean energy bill will come up for consideration on the Senate floor. While we do not yet know what...

Who Is the Worst Offender: The Climate Denier or the Complacent Staller?

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Lately I am even more frustrated with Senators who recognize that climate change is an urgent challenge, but who sit idly by on the sidelines doing nothing. For me, they raise the fundamental question.

Can Act.ly Keep Sen. Brown Green?

Nathan Havey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nathan Havey

The NRDC Action Fund has launched an a petition urging Scott Brown to stand up for clean energy legislation currently pending in the Senate using a feature of Twitter called act.ly.

Obama or Bust: We Need Leadership from the Top

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

If you look at any of the 24X7 news shows or even the Today Show, you will see everyone proclaiming that there is an anti-incumbent mood spreading acr...

National Tragedy Demands Real Response

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

One of my first real memories of tragedy was when the space shuttle Challenger exploded. My entire school was cheering on teacher Christa McAuliffe, a...

AB 32 Opponents Vulnerable on Pollution's Health Hazards

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jonathan Kim

Opponents of legislation that seeks to reduce greenhouse gases in California to 1990 levels by 2020 are asking us to put short-term economic interests ahead of people's health and safety.

Bullies and Bystanders

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

The Climate Bullies When I was in 6th grade, I fell victim to the school bully. I was new to the school and became an easy target for an 8th grade g...

It's Time to Stop Talking About Clean Energy and Start Acting

Leonardo DiCaprio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Leonardo DiCaprio

We need to take a stand and tell our Senators that we will not accept anything less than a strong, comprehensive clean energy bill that will cut carbon pollution and create clean energy jobs.

NRDC Clean Energy Bill Celebrity PSA (VIDEO) With DiCaprio, Norton, Bateman

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

There's a clean energy bill sitting, waiting in Congress. A bill that the Natural Resources Defense Council Action Fund says "will break foreign o...

What the Health Care Vote Means for Climate Change

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

The bumps in the road felt by elected officials tackling health care are eerily similar to those taking on global warming.

Fix The Problem: What Tuesday's Election Means for Climate Legislation

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

In the three big races of Election Day, the incumbent party lost. In order to turn around the country's anti-incumbency mood, our elected officials are going to have to start tackling the issues.

Damned if You Don't

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Climate change naysayers hold up global warming inaction by China and India as a reason for the U.S. to drag our feet. Funny thing is -- these very countries are now benefiting from our inability to pass a clean energy bill.

This is Why You Were Elected: Be A Hero

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Rebuilding a stronger America will take elected-officials who are so consumed with finding the right answers to our problems that they aren't thinking about their next elections.

Behind the NRDC's Social Media Strategy

Eric Kuhn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Eric Kuhn

hen the Natural Resources Defense Council needs to generate attention for environmental issues, one of the people they turn to is Apollo Gonzales, the Netroots campaign manager.

Salazar at the Interior Department: So Much at Stake

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

As Secretary of the Interior, Ken Salazar has to send a powerful signal that the era of unethical behavior and unchecked industry influence is over.

Learn your Congressional Candidates' Views on Global Warming and Energy Issues

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Brendan DeMelle

Many candidates with out-of-touch views are likely on the ballot, yet we the voters have had little to no opportunity to hear what they have to say on pressing environmental issues affecting our lives.