Expert Blog

The latest opinion and analysis from NRDC’s science, legal, and policy experts.

NRDC in Prime Time!

I caught last night’s episode of “How I Met Your Mother” and was happily surprised to see that one of main storylines was, well, kind of related to my own life...

by Kate Sinding -
October 30, 2007

Yes, Growth Can Be Good

Passionate defender of nature Edward Abbey once said that "growth for growth's sake is the ideology of the cancer cell." Skepticism about growth isn't unusual...

October 29, 2007

$100 per barrel oil?

In a first since they began trading on NYMEX in 1983, futures for oil hit $92 . This continues an eye-popping runup in prices this year, as you can see in the...

October 26, 2007

Hooray for Westerville

As I've talked about here before, NRDC's Midwest Office is fighting a proposal by the American Municipal Power company to build a 1,000 megawatt coal-fired...

October 24, 2007

Border Puh-lease

According to Robert Frost, fences make good neighbors. But I wonder what good ole Bob would have said if his neighbor had hastily erected a wall along the...

October 23, 2007