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Will Someone Finally Ask If News Corp. Was Behind Hacked Climate Emails?

8/1/2011 // By Larry Schweiger

It’s been frustrating that for all the rightful attention paid to The News of the World phone hacking scandal, virtually no journalist has been willing to ask if News Corp.’s lawbreaking extended into email hacking. Read more >

Media Proves Gore Right on Climate Coverage

6/23/2011 // By Larry Schweiger

Al Gore’s Rolling Stone essay spent four times as much space comparing the news media to pro wrestling referees than it did urging President Obama to act on the climate crisis. So what did media coverage of Gore’s piece exclusively focus on? Read more >

What If There Be No Goose Music?

6/20/2011 // By Larry Schweiger

Aldo Leopold shared his concern for the future of his children in his renowned essay “Goose Music,” which first appeared in his classic book A Sand County Almanac: “I hope to leave them good health, an education, and possibly even […] Read more >

Why Doesn’t the United States Have an Energy Policy To Create Jobs and Protect the Environment?

3/8/2011 // By Larry Schweiger

 By Larry J. Schweiger  I hope you will join me at National Wildlife Federation’s 75th Anniversary Gala on April 13 in Washington D.C.  We’ll honor Robert Redford and the many other conservation heroes who have helped protect wildlife.  Here is […] Read more >

What Should Congress Do with EPA’s Carbon Rules?

2/7/2011 // By Larry Schweiger

I posted this on the National Journal blog in response to the question of what Congress should do in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s rules to regulate carbon under the Clean Air Act. Read more >

A Family for the Future of Wildlife

1/24/2011 // By Larry Schweiger

“For the nature of tomorrow, we must be the change that the world desperately needs today”  Also posted on National Wildlife magazine: I HAVE LONG THOUGHT of the National Wildlife Federation as part of my family. After all, the organization […] Read more >

Sustaining Life: How Our Health Depends on Biodiversity

12/10/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

My friend Dr. Eric Chivian, and Dr. Aaron Bernstein, both with Harvard Medical School’s Center for Health and the Global Environment, have published an excellent summary of the many diverse and vital ways that the natural world sustains our health […] Read more >

An Earth Ethic—Revisited

11/24/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

(Cross-posted from National Wildlife magazine) HAVE YOU NOTICED that wild strawberries picked from tendrils growing in the most impoverished, barren soils have the sweetest fruits? In their struggle for moisture and nutrients, these small, cone-shaped berries enrich and sweeten far […] Read more >

Americans Want More Clean Energy & Climate Action, Not Less

11/5/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

Saying things that are boring but true won’t get you invited on all the Sunday talk shows. You’ll get a lot more attention for saying things that are interesting but unjustified. Just look at the media’s analysis of Tuesday’s elections […] Read more >

Delaware Nature Society – Putting Skin in the Game

10/6/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

Throughout my life, I’ve been continually inspired by those who put real skin in the game when it comes to protecting what they care most about.  That’s why I’m so looking forward to spending time with National Wildlife Federation’s Delaware […] Read more >