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Corps Reform Measures Included in WRDA

10/3/2007 // By Josh Nelson

The Water Resources Development Act, which has passed both the House and Senate, includes key reform measures that would help better protect and mitigate for the loss of wetlands and requires the corps to update and modernize its environmental and […] Read more >

The Chesapeake Bay and Global Warming

9/25/2007 // By Josh Nelson

The National Wildlife Federation just released a report on the impacts of global warming on one of America’s most cherished regions, “The Chesapeake Bay and Global Warming: A Paradise Lost for Hunters, Anglers and Outdoor Enthusiasts?” The Chesapeake Bay is […] Read more >

Our Children Deserve Environmental Education

9/13/2007 // By Josh Nelson

An unintended consequence of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) emphasis on math and reading is that more and more schools are leaving environmental education behind. Many schools have abandoned environmental education programs to invest more time and resources in math and reading instruction. Read more >

Deniers, Gravel and 100 Miles per Gallon

8/8/2007 // By Josh Nelson

Kudos to Al Gore for continuing to fight the good fight. Former U.S. vice-president Al Gore said some of the world’s largest energy companies, including Exxon Mobil Corp., are funding research aimed at disputing the scientific consensus on global warming […] Read more >

Boxer Sees Global Warming up Close

7/30/2007 // By Josh Nelson

Check out this article on the trip Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) recently took to Greenland: WASHINGTON Leading a bipartisan delegation of 10 colleagues to Greenland, Sen. Barbara Boxer said today she saw first-hand the effects of global warming and received […] Read more >

An Arctic Tale

7/25/2007 // By Josh Nelson

From Paramount Classics and National Geographic Films–the people who brought you March of the Penguins–Arctic Tale is an epic adventure that explores the vast world of the Great North. The film follows the walrus, Seela and the polar bear, Nanu, […] Read more >

NWF CEO and President Larry Schweiger Visits Greenland

7/24/2007 // By Josh Nelson

NWF CEO and President Larry Schweiger has just returned from a trip to Greenland to witness global warming firsthand. Check out the three short videos below which were recorded on the ground in Greenland. More videos will be coming in […] Read more >

English Scientists Confirm the Link Between Global Warming and Heavy Rainfall

7/23/2007 // By Josh Nelson

The Independent has the story: It’s official: the heavier rainfall in Britain is being caused by climate change, a major new scientific study will reveal this week, as the country reels from summer downpours of unprecedented ferocity. More intense rainstorms […] Read more >

Take Back America: Dem. Candidates Speak out on Global Warming

6/20/2007 // By Josh Nelson

Several NWF staff attended the Take Back America Conference today.  Keynote speakers included Presidential candidates Bill Richardson, Barack Obama, John Edwards and Mike Gravel.  I took notes during the speeches on what the candidates said regarding global warming and climate […] Read more >

Senate Energy Bill: “The First Step”

6/14/2007 // By Josh Nelson

Yesterday began with the environmental community’s less than favorite Senator, Jim “Hoax” Inhofe, proposing an amendment to require oil companies to build more refineries. (Nothing quite like requiring more oil infrastructure to keep us, entrenched in an oil economy). The […] Read more >