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Expansion of Marine Monument Crucial for Ocean Conservation

President Obama announced Friday that he will use his authority under the Antiquities Act to expand the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument—an area of roughly 140,000 square miles that surrounds the Northwest Hawaiian Islands.

Standards for Manufactured Housing Will Mean Higher Quality and Better Comfort

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has proposed the first energy efficiency standard update in more than two decades for manufactured housing, and it could save owners thousands of dollars on their energy bills while avoiding millions of tons of carbon pollution.

Ending fossil fuel subsidies by 2020 – a goal for China G20

When leaders meet in China early in September, we’ll find out how committed countries really are to reducing emissions and shifting to a low-carbon economy. One measure of that commitment will be getting G20 nations to agree on phasing out fossil fuel subsidies by a certain deadline.

What Just Happened? California Passes Major Climate Bills

Less than a month after critical climate legislation was declared dead by Capitol insiders, oil lobbyists, and some California legislators, today we celebrate passage of two bills that together enact the most aggressive emissions targets in North America and require California – the world’s sixth

Place and Purpose: My Summer with NRDC in Montana

Guest blog post written by Emma Fisher.