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Clean Energy Champions in Michigan

9/26/2012 // By Liz Starke

This fall, the Michigan Student Sustainability Coalition is working with students on campuses across the state to run a campaign centered around encouraging young people to vote for candidates and initiatives that will support clean energy. For those of you […] Read more >

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Voters Want Answers on Climate from President Obama and Governor Romney

9/24/2012 // By Sue Brown

Undecided voters are not hearing what they want to hear from the candidates right now on climate change. A new poll by Yale University and George Mason University found that undecided voters are concerned about climate change and it could […] Read more >

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Chimney Rock, America’s New National Monument

9/21/2012 // By Bentley Johnson

Chimney Rock, one of America’s unique natural wonders, received a special designation today from President Obama—it is our nation’s newest National Monument. Native Americans, conservationists, preservationists, and local business owners are excited by this decision, and for good reason. By using […] Read more >

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Wacky Weather and Wildlife—Staring Climate Change in the Face

9/10/2012 // By Doug Inkley

In the words of President Obama, “More droughts and floods and wildfires are not a joke. They’re a threat to our children’s future.” Indeed, it is not a joke that driven by this summer’s drought in the U.S. and Eastern […] Read more >

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Climate Question Should Be Center Stage

9/7/2012 // By Joe Mendelson

The year 2012 has been seen climate change’s widespread impacts become apparent to people across the country.  As NWF’s recent report Ruined Summer highlighted, we’ve witnessed: Children and the elderly suffering through the hottest month ever recorded; Farmers and two-thirds […] Read more >

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Landmark Clean Cars Success

9/6/2012 // By Sarah Mullkoff

Last week marked a tremendous victory in the fight to reduce the carbon pollution that fuels global warming. On Tuesday, August 28th, the Obama administration finalized the Environmental Protection Agency Fuel Economy Standards that will double the fuel economy of our […] Read more >

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Moose Photographer Captures Majestic Species

9/5/2012 // By Jennifer Janssen

The first time Rick Libbey saw a moose, it was on a trip that a friend took him on to a remote cabin in the woods of Maine–something he had never done before, but that would change the course of […] Read more >

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Record-Setting Three Million Strong for Wildlife

8/14/2012 // By Jennifer Janssen

This summer, wildlife have suffered the effects of the terrible wildfires, droughts, and heat caused by climate change. The Western fires sent moose fleeing their blazing habitat in Colorado, the drought turned sagebrush habitat to tinder, and warmed streams to […] Read more >

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Stand with Heroes Fighting for Appalachian Mountains

8/13/2012 // By Jennifer Janssen

When I traveled as a college student to the coalfields of Appalachia to learn from the women and men fighting mountaintop removal coal mining, I had no idea the strength and courage of the people I would meet.  The local […] Read more >

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Study: Unusual Dolphin Deaths Linked to Gulf Oil Spill

7/27/2012 // By Lacey McCormick

A new study in the journal PLoS ONE suggests that a “perfect storm” of events contributed to the unusual numbers of dolphin deaths in the northern Gulf of Mexico. This study looks specifically at the strandings between January and April of 2011–a […] Read more >