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Dave Mizejewski Talks Rainforests with Martha Stewart

1/17/2008 // By Josh Nelson

NWF’s own Dave Mizejewski was on the Martha Stewart show this morning talking about rainforests with Martha. Part One – David Mizejewski Talks Rainforests with Martha Part Two – David Mizejewski Talks Rainforests with Martha Read more >

Climate Scientist Censored in Montana

1/17/2008 // By Josh Nelson

The Times reports that a Montana high school has canceled a speech by Nobel laureate climate researcher Stephen Running because “no opposing view would be offered”.  From the article: Dr. Running was surprised. “Disbelief was the primary reaction,” he said […] Read more >

Unscripted New Hampshire

1/10/2008 // By Josh Nelson

This fall and winter I was lucky enough to be a small part of an increasingly sizable contingent of conservationists who have tried to elevate global warming to Tier One status in the Presidential race. Seldom did we come away […] Read more >

The Excitement is Palpable in New Hampshire

1/7/2008 // By Josh Nelson

I crossed into New Hampshire today from Massachusetts on a rag-tag meandering secondary road.  I knew immediately exactly when I’d hit pay dirt.  I was jolted at the otherwise unannounced border by an assault, a visual barrage of Hillary, Mitt, […] Read more >

10 Best Green Stories of 2007

12/28/2007 // By Josh Nelson

Grist has an excellent post called The Top Green Stories of 2007.  While they highlighted some of the biggest news, good and bad, I tried to focus on the most positive developments, some of which didn’t get the media attention […] Read more >

Reduce Emissions, When Politically Convenient

12/20/2007 // By Josh Nelson

Just yesterday, President Bush was basking in the glow of the freshly-signed energy bill, taking credit for improved fuel economy standards and expanded biofuels mandates. But it turns out the White House’s green party only lasted until sundown. Just moments […] Read more >

Energy Bill Signed into Law

12/19/2007 // By Josh Nelson

Wildlife to Benefit from this “Down Payment” on Strong Global Warming Legislation The package–which passed the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in the past week–will help reduce America’s oil dependency and take an important step toward reducing global warming […] Read more >

Midwest Greenhouse Gas Accord

12/5/2007 // By Josh Nelson

Nine Midwestern governors and the Premier of Manitoba yesterday signed an historic greenhouse gas accord. This has powerful implications not just for state and regional progress, but for global warming policy nationwide. In addition, it lays out a detailed road […] Read more >

Historic Times for the Conservation Movement

12/4/2007 // By Josh Nelson

The momentum right now in the conservation movement is really incredible.  Not only are we on the eve of mandating an increase in fuel efficiency to 35 MPG, but we are also just hours away from seeing the first comprehensive […] Read more >

NWF’s Take on America’s Climate Security Act of 2007

11/2/2007 // By Josh Nelson

There has been some confusion lately over where the environmental community stands on America’s Climate Security Act of 2007. To clarify, here are two letters which should provide a better understanding of where the National Wildlife Federation stands. The first […] Read more >