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Hike and Seek – Getting Outdoors With a Kid in Your Life This Weekend

9/29/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry Schweiger As a child I was fortunate enough to spend many hours outdoors with my father, who was a dog trainer and hunter. My dad died more than thirty years ago, yet when I go to the woods […] Read more >

Fracturing for Frankenfuels

9/21/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

by Larry J. Schweiger I posted this response on National Journal’s blog in response to the question: Should the federal government seek to regulate a controversial extraction method for natural gas known as hydraulic fracturing? Today’s methods make gas drilling […] Read more >

Walruses Hauling Out to Alaska Shoreline

9/14/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger Thousands of walruses, many of them mothers and calves, have left the shrinking and thinning Chukchi Sea ice for the Alaska shoreline. The packed beaches can lead to tramplings and deaths for the walruses. Read more >

Entering the “Idiocene”: Watch NWF’s Climate Capsule

9/14/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

Posted by NWF Staff This week’s National Wildlife Federation Climate Capsule video includes NWF President & CEO Larry Schweiger’s thoughts on the influence of anti-science front groups funded by big polluters like Koch Industries. If you haven’t watched our Climate […] Read more >

Greenforce Frontline: 2 pm Eastern Today

8/17/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry Schweiger The end of the carbon age is in view, so I am glad to see green jobs opportunities becoming available today for those who are looking for the best jobs and career options. Please join National Wildlife Federation, […] Read more >

The Real Cost of Senate Inaction

8/10/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger Despite the fact that we are living in the hottest decade since record-keeping began, legislation protecting the planet from catastrophic climate change died in the U.S. Senate. Every Republican senator and even a few Democratic senators […] Read more >

The Gulf Coast: A Long Road to Recovery

8/2/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger I was back down in the Gulf recently, and there is going to be a long road for recovery for the communities and wildlife impacted by the BP oil disaster.  Here is an update from my […] Read more >

Senate on Brink of Colossal Failure

7/23/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger As a result of continued obstruction from every Republican Senator and a few Democratic Senators, the Senate today is on the brink of a colossal failure on energy and climate legislation.  This failure to take meaningful […] Read more >

Steve Schneider, We Will Miss You

7/20/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger I was very saddened to hear that my friend and colleague Steve Schneider unexpectedly passed yesterday.  I last saw Steve and his wife Terry Root in Copenhagen in December when Steve and I were speaking on […] Read more >

Just Saying No to the Dirtiest Fuel on the Planet

7/15/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger I was pleased to see so many clean energy advocates, landowners, and activists uniting to say no to a proposed, risky canadian dirty oil pipeline that would bring in highly polluting tar sands oil – the […] Read more >