David Doniger, Policy Director, Climate and Clean Air Program, Washington, D.C.
Almost every new car has air conditioning. Almost every car air conditioner uses a refrigerant called HFC-134a, a “super greenhouse gas” w… Continue reading →
Amanda Maxwell, Latin America Advocate, Washington, DC
Good news for people on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border who don’t want to breathe dirty air: efforts in Mexico to align our two countries’ car fuel economy standard… Continue reading →
Luke Tonachel, Vehicles Analyst, New York City
Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized new automobile standards that reach the equivalent of 54.5 mpg in 2025. Let&rsquo… Continue reading →
NRDC News, NRDC News Team, NRDC Offices Worldwide
In a Bloomberg Businessweek article about a new nontoxic treatment for dyeing cotton, Susan Egan Keane explains how the textile dyeing industry can create hundreds of tons of water pollu… Continue reading →
Ralph Cavanagh, Energy Program Co-Director, San Francisco, CA
It’s not often that an environmental advocate gets to share good news about energy with electricity industry executives.
But I recently had the opportunity to do so dur… Continue reading →
Deron Lovaas, Federal Transportation Policy Director, Washington, D.C.
The authors of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) study released last week must have been sniffing gas fumes when they drastically overestimated the effects of th… Continue reading →
Peter Lehner, Executive Director, New York City
On Thursday the State Department and the President announced they will conduct a new review of the Keystone XL pipeline. More time is needed to examine the pipeline’s impact on … Continue reading →
Want to help reduce U.S. oil dependence, cut dangerous carbon pollution and save money at the gas pump? Providing Americans with more choices of clean, high-efficiency cars and trucks is vital to reaching those goals. We must also focus on how we fuel … Continue reading →