We Must Defend the World’s Wildlife Against an Uncertain Future

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By Daniel Escobar, Earthjustice At a checkup, a doctor takes a few measurements that can tell a great deal about a patient’s health—body temperature, blood pressure, heart rate and so on. In a similar fashion, the World Wildlife Fund’s Living Planet Index gives us insight into the health of...
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The U.S. EPA: Helping Kids Breathe Easier Since 1970

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By Juanita Constible, Natural Resources Defense Council It’s easy to get lost in the details of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s work, but there’s nothing hard to understand about their mission: “to protect human health and the environment.” Although the agency aims to serve all...
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Industry & Advocates Support New AC and Heat Pump Standards

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By Lauren Urbanek, Natural Resources Defense Council The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) just issued final efficiency standards for residential central air conditioners—which cool about two-thirds of America’s homes—and heat pumps, showing once again how diverse interests can come together in...
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EPA Should Stop Sugarcoating the Catastrophic Effects of Neonic Seed Coatings

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By Larissa Walker, Center for Food Safety Bee-toxic seeds are planted on nearly half of all U.S. cropland. These neonicotinoid-coated crop seeds are the largest single use of insecticides in the country and they are not regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Would you be...
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