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Tell President Obama: Wildlife Can’t Wait

7/15/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger Haven’t wildlife been through enough lately, with the really tough impacts in the Gulf on top of the other challenges they are facing?  There’s a chance to help in the next two weeks, which is a …

How to Clean Our Air and Reduce Government Spending

7/8/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger In addition to cleaning up our air pollution that causes global warming, the American Power Act will reduce America’s federal government spending by $19 billion over 10 years. With record temperatures and America’s sending $1 billion …

Joe Romm and Climate Change: It’s Personal

7/1/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger I recommend Joe Romm’s book Straight Up. I saw Joe speak recently to The Climate Project presenters in Nashville, Tennessee and was struck by the title and image of his opening slide, which was a picture …

Global Warming? 97% of Experts Agreee

6/30/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

A new National Academy of Sciences study finds 97 percent of the climate scientists agree that global warming is driven mainly by human activity – emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. The study, published this week involved 1,372 …

Imagine your world…covered in oil

6/29/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger Since National Wildlife Federation has been working so hard to make sure the impacted wildlife have a voice in the continuing BP oil disaster, many people have asked me what they can do to help. Here …

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

6/25/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger I had the honor of delivering the Michaux Lecture at the Conservation Leaders Summit in Valley Forge, my home state of Pennsylvania. My talk “Pennsylvania Conservation: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants” was a great opportunity to …

Be Part of the Story – Join CNN Telethon Tonight 8 pm Eastern

6/21/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

Wildlife have no voice unless we speak up for them.  Join tonight at 8 pm Eastern on CNN’s Larry King Live telethon to help the wildlife, people and communities impacted by the BP oil disaster.  While BP is responsible for …

Helping Wildlfe and People

6/15/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger From an interview I gave this morning with Fox Boston, here are some powerful, tragic images of pelicans impacted by the BP oil spill.  To help hold polluters accountable for the full costs of their impacts on …

So many clean energy opportunities at our doorstep

6/15/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger I’m speaking this morning to a number of media outlets on how we need to oppose the Keystone XL Pipeline project that will cross six states and cover 2,000 miles, only to bring America dirty fuel from …

Tar Sands Report – Why Dirty Fuels Don’t Make Sense for America

6/9/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger Download NWF_TarSands_final_pages Today National Wildlife Federation is releasing a new report Staying Hooked on a Dirty Fuel: Why Canadian Tar Sands are a Bad Bet for the United States.  The report is being released one week …

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