Deepwater Wind finished construction of America's first offshore wind project last year - and protected wildlife every step of the way! Photo: Deepwater Wind

New York to Build Nation’s Second and Largest Offshore Wind Power Project

Today, the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) Board of Trustees voted to approve a contract for the South Fork Wind Farm, a 90 megawatt (MW) project that will produce enough …

North Atlantic Right Whale. Photo by New England Aquarium, Collected under NMFS permit 14233

3 Reasons 2016 was America’s Best Year Ever for Offshore Wind Power

Without a doubt, 2016 will go down in history as a pivotal year in America’s energy story.  Right now, for the first time ever, the strong consistent winds far offshore …

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America’s Next Energy Chapter Has Begun!

Updated August 8, 2016 A new clean energy chapter for America is beginning that will create tens of thousands of jobs while protecting our wildlife and communities from the dangers …

Dunlin. Photo by Taj Schottland/NWF

Saving Shorebirds from a Changing Climate

Changes in the climate are threatening the existence of a small species of migratory shorebird. According to startling new research published last week in Science Magazine and National Geographic, red …

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FINALLY! America Begins a Critical New Energy Chapter

It is not every day you get to witness history. As someone who has spent over a decade trying to spur progress in transitioning to clean energy and advancing solutions …

NWF's Catherine Bowes at yesterday's rally on Long Island

Political Pressure Mounting for New York Offshore Wind Power

New York has a long way to go in ramping up clean energy, but fortunately there is a massive, untapped source of carbon-free power available right off our shores.

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Report: State Leaders Must “Catch the Wind” Offshore to Protect Wildlife from Climate Change

Now, more than ever before, our treasured wildlife need us to deliver bold and effective climate change solutions. Rising temperatures, severe droughts, extreme coastal storms, and sea levels encroaching on …

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SOLD! Deepwater Wind Wins America’s First Offshore Wind Lease Auction

America has just taken a major step forward in powering our nation with homegrown, clean energy. Today, the first competitive auction for offshore wind energy leases took place for an …

Offshore wind turbines located near Denmark. Flickr photo by Kim Hansen.

America Must Lean into the Wind on Clean Energy

This week, the Washington Post called America’s pursuit of offshore wind energy a “tortured process” mired in uncertainty and challenges. While that is one way to describe it, National Wildlife …

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Sandy’s Mandate: Time to Get Serious About Clean Energy

In the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, it is more important than ever for Americans to rethink our energy choices. Devastating extreme weather events are becoming far too common, with tragic …

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