Apple’s new charging connector for the iPhone 5 is credited in part with helping Apple create its thinnest phone design yet. However the new, slim-line port means millions of current Apple accessories will need an adapter to work with the iPhone 5 or become unusable – a shift that could potentially funnel a wave of [...] Continue reading →
Alice Henly, Research Fellow, New York
It was a big weekend for sports greening at Cornell. The University hosted two impressive events to advance Cornell’s work in athletics sustainability.
First, the University held a panel disc… Continue reading →
Amanda Eaken, Deputy Director, Sustainable Communities, San Francisco
NRDC and Move LA released a report today touting the expansive benefits of sustainability planning in three of California’s largest cities—representing ne… Continue reading →
Rachel Fried, Program Assistant, Lands and Communications, Washington, D.C.
I used to associate the word “Rio” with a glass jar filled with spare lunch money. My first grade elementary school class decided to raise money to … Continue reading →
Frances Beinecke, President of NRDC, New York City
Last week I had the joy of watching my daughter get married in our backyard. Weddings make me think of the future, and while I know my daughter and her husband will build a good life to… Continue reading →
Jacob Scherr, Director, Global Strategy & Advocacy, Washington, DC
I am in Nairobi this week for the United Nations Environment Programme (“UNEP”) Governing Council. It is in part a celebration of the 40th anniversary … Continue reading →
Adrian Martinez, Staff Attorney, Environmental Justice, Santa Monica, California
Yesterday, during a marathon hearing that went past 5:30pm, the Los Angeles Board of Public Works took a huge step to a more sustainable future. You … Continue reading →
Any way you look at it, California isn’t going to solve pressing environmental challenges without agriculture being part of the solution. I can’t think of anyone better than Karen Ross to help make that happen.
Agriculture matters.&nb… Continue reading →
Next month, NRDC’s sustainable communities team will be having a strategic planning retreat in Oakland, California. Oakland presents some logistical advantages for such a meeting, including its proximity to our office across the bay… Continue reading →
This past summer, the city of Santa Monica adopted the Land Use and Circulation Element (LUCE), a blueprint for the city’s development for the next 20 years. A complete bicycle network that encourages people of all ages and experience levels … Continue reading →