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Polar bear mother with yearling cubs. Photo credit: Susanne Miller, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

What Shrinking Ice Means for Polar Bear Cubs

2/4/2013 // By Jennifer Janssen

Right now in the dead of winter, polar bear moms in the Arctic are searching for food to make up for the calories that were lost during the fall—when record low ice meant that the start of their winter hunting season […] Read more >

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Photo Gifts that Inspire and Protect

12/13/2012 // By Jennifer Janssen

I have no doubt that images are worth 1,000 words when I look at this stunning photograph of a dolphin in the crystalline waters of its natural habitat off the coast of California. Photos like these inspire me to keep […] Read more >

Hand Turkey Holiday Card

Create A Hand Turkey Holiday Card!

11/20/2012 // By Jennifer Janssen

Get creative! Make your own Thanksgiving hand-turkey card to send to president Obama reminding him that now is the time to put in place strong limits on carbon pollution.  We can help make a Thanksgiving with one more thing to […] Read more >

flickr: Nick Humphries

President Must Match Words to Action on Carbon Pollution Limits

11/20/2012 // By Jennifer Janssen

In President Obama’s first press conference after his re-election, the President connected the dots between the increase in temperature, melting Arctic ice, and extraordinary number of large storms. The president stated: I am a firm believer that climate change is […] Read more >

Climate 101 with Bill Nye

24 Hours of Reality: The Dirty Weather Report

11/14/2012 // By Jennifer Janssen

Tune in to the The Dirty Weather Report, a 24-hour live online broadcast featuring former Vice President and Nobel Laureate Al Gore, NWF President and CEO Larry Schweiger, and climate advocates from across the globe. Find out how we can—and […] Read more >

The frozen cap of the Arctic Ocean broke a new record low when it reached its annual summertime minimum extent. | Image credit: NASA

How Arctic Sea Ice Loss Can Set the Stage for Superstorms

11/1/2012 // By Jennifer Janssen

As the east coast begins efforts to recover from Hurricane Sandy, the devastating effects of climate change are impossible to miss. Bigger, more powerful storms. More rainfall and higher storm surge. These are exactly the sorts of impacts that climate […] Read more >

Power plant on Detroit River, Michigan Sea Grant Extension

Voting YES to Renewable Energy in Michigan

10/27/2012 // By Jennifer Janssen

The Great Lakes were too hot this summer. From Lake Michigan hitting 82 degrees in July to Lake Superior running 15 to 20 degrees above average–the lakes are showing the effects of our warming climate. The record hot waters surprised […] Read more >

Wetlands along U.S. coastlines and around the world are at risk from sea level rise. | Photo: NOAA

Debate Must Not Avoid Flood of Climate Impacts

10/22/2012 // By Jennifer Janssen

Tonight’s debate on foreign policy issues is a critical chance to address climate change. As Secretary of State Clinton noted last week when speaking on energy diplomacy, climate change is central to global economic, environmental and security interests. Rising sea […] Read more >

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Turn Spotlight on Climate in Debates

10/17/2012 // By Jennifer Janssen

Last night at the presidential debate, the moderator did not allow an undecided voter with concerns about climate change to ask a question–despite carbon pollution being central to the lengthy exchange between the candidates during the debate on which fossil […] Read more >

Share this image on your Facebook page, to help more people post A message on the PBS NewsHour’s Facebook page telling presidential debate moderator Jim Lehrer you want him to "Ask a question about climate": http://www.facebook.com/newshour

The Only People Not Talking About the Weather are Running for President

10/1/2012 // By Jennifer Janssen

Everyone is talking about the weather, except for two people who both happen to be running for president, as  CBS points out in their article on why global warming matters in the election. The Candidates’ Positions on Climate Change President […] Read more >