Expert Blog

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

Cha-cha-cha, kumbaya, hi-ya!

Today, the Clean Water Act turns 35 years old. How 'bout a round of song? Happy Birthday to you/Happy Birthday to you/Happy Birthday Federal Water Pollution...

October 19, 2007

An Oily Mess

Contracts for an important crude oil type called a "benchmark" -- West Texas Intermediate (WTI) -- reached another landmark today: $90, for the first time EVER...

October 18, 2007

Going Green = Making $$$

The University of Maryland just released a review of economic studies of climate change . Here are the five key findings: Impacts will occur across the country...

October 17, 2007

Low-Carb(on) Air Travel

Lord Richard Branson just made a exciting announcement : Virgin Atlantic plans to test a jet plane running on biofuels early next year. Frankly, this matters...

October 16, 2007