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Climate Capsule: Turn Down the Heat

7/26/2011 // By Amanda Stone

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Wrong Pipeline, Wrong Oil Quote: Congressman Steny H. Hoyer Economic Story of the Week: Energy-Saving LEDs , Unstoppable Editorial of the Week: Sizzle Factor for a Restless Climate Bad News for Bears Clean […] Read more >

Climate Capsule: Pipelines, Plug-ins, & Public Comments on Pollution

7/19/2011 // By Amanda Stone

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: NWF Reminds House, Pipelines Dangerous Quote: Bill McKibben Economic Story of the Week: Plug it In Editorial of the Week: The Risks of the Keystone XL Pipeline Shelter from the Storms Coalition Drops […] Read more >

Rising temperatures in the world’s oceans are causing sea ice—critical habitat for polar bears—to disappear for longer and longer periods during the late summer. Photo: Norbert Rossing

Climate Capsule: When the House Attacks

7/12/2011 // By Amanda Stone

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: House Spending Bill Attacks Endangered Species, Clean Water and Clean Air Quote: Jeremy Symons, senior VP, Conservation & Education, NWF Economic Story of the Week: Light it Up Editorial of the Week: Climate […] Read more >

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Climate Capsule: Gardening, Gore & Civil Disobedience

6/28/2011 // By Amanda Stone

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Adaptation in a Rapidly Changing Climate Quote: Bishop Stephen Blaire Economic Story of the Week: Keystone XL Bill Passes House Committee, Spurs Protest Editorial of the Week: Spurring the EPA on Greenhouse Gases […] Read more >

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Climate Capsule: Clean Air Act, Tool to Tackle Climate

6/21/2011 // By Amanda Stone

Happy Summer Solstice from the Climate Capsule! This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week:  Supreme Court Rules on Climate Science Quote: Jeremy Symons, NWF Senior VP, Conservation & Education Economic Story of the Week: Regional cap-and-trade systems to thrive Editorial […] Read more >

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Climate Capsule: Earth, Snow & Fire

6/14/2011 // By Amanda Stone

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Comments on Keystone Quote: Representative Bob Inglis (R-SC) Economic Story of the Week: USDA Grants Help Farmers Face Climate Change Editorial of the Week: Solutions: Time to rethink flood control Declining Snowpack Strains […] Read more >

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Climate Capsule: America’s Hunters, Anglers Call for Clean Air

6/7/2011 // By Amanda Stone

It’s that time again… To avoid those humid climate blues, check out planet Earth’s press statement in The Onion. This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Sportsmen Say No to Clean Air Act Cuts Quote: Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney Economic […] Read more >

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Climate Capsule: Sowing Seeds for Cleaner, Smarter Technologies

6/1/2011 // By Amanda Stone

Happy June Capsule readers! Things are heating up here in DC, and for once I really do mean the heat.  Yesterday’s 94 degrees tied the record 1991 high at Dulles and the rest of the week isn’t looking any different. […] Read more >

Extensive flooding from the Mississippi River

When Flood Protections Falter

5/27/2011 // By Amanda Stone

The following is a guest post from NWF Coastal Analyst, Alisha Renfro. Large amounts of rainfall and snowmelt throughout the Midwest caused the Mississippi River to swell to record conditions, the biggest flood below Memphis since the great flood of […] Read more >

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Climate Capsule: Experts, Advocates & Moms Speak Out

5/25/2011 // By Amanda Stone

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Wildlife, Public Health Advocates Call for Tough Limits on Toxic Air Pollutants Quote: Joe Mendelson, NWF Policy Director, Climate & Energy Program Economic Story of the Week: GM Jumpstarts First Electric Motors Plant […] Read more >