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Honoring Stewart Udall – A Fitting Tribute to a Legendary Conservationist

4/26/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry Schweiger I was recently rereading my tattered copy of The Quiet Crisis by Stewart Udall, who recently passed away. The last time I spoke with the former Interior Secretary was July 15, 2009. We talked about a letter […] Read more >

Time to Finish the Job

4/26/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry Schweiger In response to National Journal’s blog question today “Does Sen. Lindsey Graham’s decision to quit the climate and energy negotiations with Sens. John Kerry and Joe Lieberman spell the end of such legislation this year?” I posted […] Read more >

Video: Remembering Earth Day

4/22/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

Forty years ago on the first Earth Day, I took a hundred college students to see Pennsylvania’s last nesting bald eagle at Conneaut Marsh. The eggs failed to hatch because of DDT. We eventually won that battle. Read more on […] Read more >

Montana Wildlife Federation – Celebrating 75 years of success

4/15/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger I’m looking forward to joining the Montana Wildlife Federation Saturday April 17 to celebrate 75 years of success. National Wildlife Federation shares Montana Wildlife Federation’s conservation values and history. At the first gathering of the North […] Read more >

National Summit – Getting Kids Outdoors

4/11/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry Schweiger I was in Houston yesterday at National Wildlife Federation’s summit on getting kids outdoors.  We had over 1,000 attendees from 101 locations in more than 25 states focused on how we can counter the indoors deficit facing […] Read more >

Greening Your School with Eco-Schools USA

3/30/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger Spending time outdoors and learning about nature as a child was instrumental for me in developing my passion for the natural world. Since November 1, 2009 National Wildlife Federation has helped 80,000 youth connect with the […] Read more >

Experts and Heroes: Creating a Climate for Justice

3/23/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger Like my conservation heroes Rachel Carson and Dr. Herbert Needleman, today’s conservation heroes being honored by Pennfuture on Sunday May 2 at Experts and Heroes: Creating a Climate for Justice are standing firm and showing heroic […] Read more >

Climate Change Hits Home

3/17/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger Climate change is hitting home, here and now, in some ways that maybe you might not have expected.  Check out this video. Read more >

Do Figures Lie or Do Liars Figure? The Lomborg Deception

3/17/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger The writings of leading climate-change skeptic, Bjørn Lomborg (a Danish statistician) sheds light on an age old question, “Do Figures Lie or do Liars Figure? In his new book, The Lomberg Deception Howard Friel exposes Lomborg […] Read more >

UAW Opposes Threat to Green Jobs

3/16/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

Download Disapproval Resolution 1 By Larry J. Schweiger The International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) sent a letter to Capitol Hill yesterday opposing any “disapproval resolutions” or riders that are seeking to overturn the […] Read more >