September, 2009

Highlight of the Week: Senate Bill Signals New Momentum for Clean Energy in 2009

Senate Environment & Public Works Committee Chair Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Foreign Relations Committee Chair John Kerry (D-MA) unveiled the Senate's version of comprehensive clean energy and climate legislation on …

Economic Message of the Week: Another Half Billion Goes to Clean Energy Companies

The Treasury Department awarded $550 million to American companies that manufacture renewable energy equipment, part of the stimulus package signed into law by President Obama in February.   "This is a …

Efforts to Stall Action on Global Warming Fail in Senate

Efforts to stall action on global warming and block enforcement of the Clean Air Act failed when Senators reached agreement to move forward on an appropriations bill without taking up amendments designed …

China Pledges Greater Emissions Efforts

Chinese President Hu Jintao promised to work toward curbing his country's carbon emissions by a significant margin by the year 2020 in an address to the U.N. General Assembly last week.   …

FWS Releases Global Warming Strategy

EPA Finalizes Emissions Reporting Plan

Congresswoman Lois Capps Introduces New Environmental Education Bill

Officials: Warming South at Risk

Sam Hamilton, new director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, said the South is among the most at-risk regions for global warming effects, with wildlife habitats hit especially hard.   …

Study: Glaciers Fading in Warm Waters

According to a new report, glaciers in Greenland and Antarctica are melting more quickly than previously thought. Experts at the British Antarctic Survey said glaciers have been worn down by warming …

New Momentum for Clean Energy & Climate Action

Just got back from the big event on the East Lawn of the Capitol to unveil the Senate’s Clean Energy Jobs & American Power Act! Here’s what Joe Mendelson, NWF’s …

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