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Clean Energy Week

2/5/2010 // By Miles Grant

It’s Clean Energy Week in Washington! The National Wildlife Federation is one of more than 100 businesses & organizations partnering on the week. The organizers of Clean Energy Week assert that comprehensive clean energy policy will create good American jobs […] Read more >

Unfinished Business

11/19/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

Here is my posting on National Journal’s blog in response to Senator Majority Leader Harry Reid’s announcement Tuesday that Democrats will wait until to spring to debate climate legislation on the Senate floor: Hope springs eternal, but the idea of […] Read more >

New Report: Failed Energy Policies Cost Americans $120 Billion a Year

10/22/2009 // By Miles Grant

“Energy and climate-change legislation winding through Congress might make economic sense even if you don’t believe for a second in climate change.” The words of some treehugging liberal? Not exactly. They’re from Keith Johnson reporting in the Wall Street Journal, […] Read more >

Tar Sands: NWF Memo to Editorial and Opinion Writers

8/21/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

National Wildlife Federation released the following memo today to editorial and opinion writers about the State Department’s approval of a multi billion dollar pipeline to import oil from Canadian tar sands in to the United States. These dirty fuels produce […] Read more >

Americans Want Real Change

8/18/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

In my travels and conversations this summer I continue to hear from Americans who want a real change in our country’s energy direction. Over and over again I’m hearing what was also found in a recent Zogby survey – that […] Read more >

Big Coal Denies Astroturfing by Citing…Astroturfing

8/18/2009 // By Miles Grant

Supporters of clean energy have been calling out front groups for polluters, who’ve been spending big money on ginning up phony opposition to the American Clean Energy and Security (ACES) Act. Now one of those front groups, the American Coalition […] Read more >

Big Oil Funding Anti-ACES Protests

8/12/2009 // By Miles Grant

Polluters have already spent more than $100 million dollars trying to kill comprehensive climate and energy legislation. That money has wound up funding everything from misleading TV ads to forged letters to members of Congress. Now Big Oil is rolling […] Read more >

Dirty Politics for Dirty Fuels

8/8/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

(as published in National Wildlife Federation’s National Wildlife, Aug/Sept. 2009) Many of you wrote letters and placed phone calls to your members of Congress in support of the American Clean Energy and Security Act to protect wildlife from global warming, […] Read more >

30 Years Later, Finally Time for Change?

7/15/2009 // By Jennifer Jones

I was really struck by the piece by Gordon Stewart in the New York Times today, Carter’s Speech Therapy. Stewart reminds us that it was 30 years ago today when President Jimmy Carter spoke from the Oval Office to 100 […] Read more >

You spoke…Congress Listened. Now It’s On To the Senate.

7/2/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

As you know, Congress passed the American Clean Energy and Security Act. Now it’s on to the Senate to help move America to a cleaner, brighter energy future. On behalf of National Wildlife Federation, I want you to know how […] Read more >