Tag Archives: Natural Resources Defense Council
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When It Comes to Climate Concern, African-Americans Are Way Ahead

Our research has consistently found that people of color are more aware of climate change and more supportive of solutions than the rest of the public. A recent survey by Green for All and the Natural Resources Defense Council echoed those findings – their poll found that 63 percent of African American voters are strongly in […]

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TV Stars Broadcast a Powerful Climate Message at the Emmys

To build a strong consensus for climate action, we need to bring climate issues into the mainstream. Sunday night’s Emmys broadcast helped accomplish just that by bringing a climate message into living rooms across America. As this Newsweek article reports, a number of celebrities at the ceremony wore green ribbons showing their support for climate […]

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MacArthur Foundation Pledges Millions in Support of Climate Leadership

The climate movement is at a crucial juncture. With prominent faith leaders speaking out for climate action, the recent launch of the Clean Power Plan, and the U.S., China, and Brazil making major climate commitments in advance of the Paris U.N. conference, we’re seeing a major shift in the right direction – but Congressional support […]

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What Do Climate Change’s Rising Temperatures Really Mean?

Climate advocates mention rising global temperatures all the time. In fact, that’s what the “global warming” means in its most basic sense. Yet what will rising temperatures actually amount to? A lot of health effects we probably don’t want, says a new report by the Natural Resources Defense Council featured in The New York Times. […]

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New Poll: Nine in 10 Latinos Support Action on Climate

Nine in 10 Latino voters favor taking action on climate change, according to poll results released last week by the NRDC and the polling firm Latino Decisions. The poll, which was recently featured in this Climate Progress article, found that 75 percent of Latinos said that it was “very to extremely important” for the government […]

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