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  1. New research debunks Trump's attack on economic effects of Paris AgreementRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | ThinkProgress

    ... those in the fossil fuel industry, according to a report recently released by the Natural Resources Defense Council. Nevertheless, fossil fuel workers' fears about their future are real and should not be dismissed, Montt said. "Jobs are very ...

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  2. Unbuttoned: The Biggest Fake News in FashionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The New York Times

    ... moment of fear that it came from me," said Linda Greer, a former senior scientist at the Natural Resources Defense Council. "About a decade ago, I was looking at industries that polluted in China, and fashion came up in regards to water. But it ...

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  3. 's Morning Report - What a shutdown would mean for the governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... a discussion about the climate change gathering in Poland, with Jake Schmidt of the Natural Resources Defense Council; and a sit-down with opinion columnist Elizabeth Bruenig of The Washington Post. Polling shows the public does not like ...

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  4. How to rein in holiday excessRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

    ... food - about 200 million pounds of turkey meat over Thanksgiving alone, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council, an environmental advocacy nonprofit. Disposable wrapping paper, cheap decorations, fake trees, white elephant exchanges, ...

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  5. Teen activist to UN climate negotiators: 'You are not mature enough to tell it like it is'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    ... the agreement, according to Andrew Light, of George Mason University. Jake Schmidt of the Natural Resources Defense Council also said that not enough was done: "Climate change is here and getting worse faster than expected, and that's why the world ...

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  6. UN climate talks "failed to align ambitions with science"Read the original story

    Yesterday | Oil Change

    ... was a major impediment" at the climate talks. Jake Schmidt, the managing director for the Natural Resources Defense Council's international program, told Kormann: "You don't have the whole power of the U.S. machinery, which can play a critical role ...

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  7. Green groups on collision course with global populists over pollution cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Japan Times

    ... to go further and faster," said Jake Schmidt, who follows climate policy for the Natural Resources Defense Council in Washington. "Conditions on the ground have changed, and countries should reflect that by changing targets." After two weeks of ...

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  8. Ryan Zinke Is Resigning, and the Interneta s Reaction Is PricelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 15 | Mother Jones

    ... Zinke's time in office a "never-ending stream of terrible management decisions." And the Natural Resources Defense Council, an environmental advocacy group, tweeted, "Don't let your $139,000 door hit you on the way out, Zinke!" Ryan Zinke was one of ...

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  9. Climate Negotiators Reach an Overtime Deal to Keep Paris Pact AliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 15 | The New York Times

    ... India are meeting their targets," said Jake Schmidt, international policy director at the Natural Resources Defense Council. "That creates the level playing field they have been asking for." at what they saw as half-measures to deal with a mounting ...

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  10. Working together for cleaner transportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 15 | Newsday

    ... Innovation projects that more than 18 million EVs will be on U.S. roads in 2030. EEI and Natural Resources Defense Council do not agree on everything, but we do agree that spurring innovation in electric transportation is good for our environment ...

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  11. Dems, environmentalists cheer Zinke's departureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 15 | The Hill

    ... of the Interior," said Ana Unruh Cohen, managing director of government affairs at the Natural Resources Defense Council. "He lacks the ethics, integrity and the dedication to the agency's core mission to act as a steward for America's public lands, ...

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  12. Divided America: Do We Need a Hippocratic Oath for Business?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 14 | Psychology Today

    ... are also poisoning the air we breathe," said senior scientist Miriam Rotkin-Ellman of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), which produced the report. The NRDC said the pollution causes at least five serious types of health problems, ...

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  13. How the U.S. Squandered Its Leadership at the U.N. Climate ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | New Yorker

    ... role when moving in the right direction," Jake Schmidt, the managing director for the Natural Resources Defense Council's international program, told me. "Under Obama, it was all hands on deck. In Paris, the ambassadors were calling each country, ...

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  14. Overnight Energy - Sponsored by the National Biodiesel Board -...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 14 | The Hill

    ... in February 2019. Greens react: Erik Olson, senior director for health and food at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), said there are numerous ways the Trump administration could fight lead, like taking lead out of aircraft fuels and ...

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  15. Correction: Los Angeles Housing Development storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 14 | The Republican

    In a story Dec. 11 about a large housing development approved in the mountains north of Los Angeles, The Associated Press reported erroneously that several environmental groups supported the deal. Audubon California, Sierra Club, Natural Resources Defense Council and others signed an agreement not to challenge the Tejon Ranch development in exchange for wilderness preservation but did not actively back the plan.

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  16. States, feds must working together for cleaner transportationRead the original story

    Friday Dec 14 | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... Innovation projects that more than 18 million EVs will be on U.S. roads in 2030. EEI and Natural Resources Defense Council do not agree on everything, but we do agree that spurring innovation in electric transportation is good for our environment ...

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  17. NRDC Challenges DOE Spending On Clean And Renewable Energy InitiativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 14 | JD Supra

    On December 10, 2018, the Natural Resources Defense Council submitted a letter urging Congress to investigate the reason for which DOE has not spent all of its 2018 fiscal year funding for clean energy research, development, and demonstration . In the letter to Congress, NRDC expresses concerns that certain DOE Administration officials may be purposefully hindering clean energy RD&D funding from innovative businesses focused on clean energy.

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  18. What's the harm in seismic airgun blasting? Lots. That's why we're suingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | The Hill

    ... from being over-exploited or destroyed for the sake of short-term profits. Oceana, Natural Resources Defense Council, Southern Environmental Law Center, Earthjustice and the Center for Biological Diversity are taking action together with other ...

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  19. Newark was warned about lead water problems months before it told residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | NJ.com

    ... lead in many households," said Erik Olson, senior director for health and food for the Natural Resources Defense Council, the environmental group suing the city. "I think it was very misleading to the public to tell people that the water was ...

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  20. McDonald's has a plan to reduce antibiotics in beefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | WTNH

    ... future of the industry," said Lena Brook, interim director of food and agriculture at the Natural Resources Defense Council. "With Washington asleep at the wheel on this rising health threat, leadership in the marketplace is essential. We will be ...

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