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Can We Stop Fracking and the Atlantic Coast Pipeline?

RCC’s powerful new report, Blast Zone: Natural Gas and the ACP: Causes, Consequences, and Civic Action reveals economic and political forces driving this unnecessary, unsafe, and unjust pipeline. Click read more to receive a free PDF of Blast Zone.

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As governments decide what to do about air quality, studies connect an array of health problems to dirty air.

Trump, Rachel Carson, War and the Environment?

President Trump has casually threatened nuclear war before and now has promised formally in a chilling speech at the United Nations to “totally destroy” North Korea if need be — presumably by using nukes.

Small Pests, Big Problems: The Global Spread of Bark Beetles

Warming temperatures are fueling the expansion of pine and spruce beetle outbreaks across North America, Europe, and Siberia, ravaging tens of thousands of square miles of woodlands.