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What action on climate change looks like in real life.  Workers build the next generation Jeep Grand Cherokee at Chrysler's Jefferson North Assembly Plant. Photo: DrivingGrowth.org

Climate Solutions Delivered Jobs and Votes

11/13/2012 // By Zoe Lipman

…and they show a way forward My colleague Joe blogged last week on three big reasons why climate will move to the top of the agenda as we close out the year and move into the next Congress.  His reasons […] Read more >

Building the Jeep Grand Cherokee at Chrysler's Jefferson North Assembly plant in Detroit.  In addition to adding 1100 jobs at its Toledo Assembly Complex in Ohio, Chrysler has added 1100 jobs at the Detroit facility.  Photo:  www.drivinggrowth.com

Jeep in Ohio…also Indiana, Michigan, Illinois: Its More than a Fact Check, it’s a Reality Check

10/30/2012 // By Zoe Lipman

Controversy is escalating around a statement Gov. Mitt Romney made on the campaign trail last Thursday and is now repeating in ads, alleging that Chrysler is sending Jeep jobs to China. Chrysler itself quickly rebutted the claim. But for those […] Read more >

Enbridge's Line 5 pipeline runs under the straits of Mackinac. Photo: MDOT Photo/Video Unit

Time to Choose not to Spill or Explode

10/22/2012 // By Zoe Lipman

Candidates, Voters: Time to choose your energy future It was all about the future of energy at an event at the Center for American Progress here in DC Friday morning when CAP released their  new report:  “Regional Energy, National Solutions:  A Real Energy Vision […] Read more >

The new Ford C-Max plug-in hybrid electric gets a 100mpge rating from EPA and is built in Michigan.  Photo: Ford Motor Co.

Breaking News – 98% of Clean Energy Investments Still Creating Jobs and Reducing Pollution

10/16/2012 // By Zoe Lipman

Alert: Expect to hear more hooey attacking clean energy! Today the big polluters and their political surrogates jumped into the fray to use the news on battery maker A123 as another launching pad to spin and sell us more snake—and heavy […] Read more >

The retooled Louisville Assembly Plant celebrated in June. Photo: Sam VarnHagen/ Ford Motor Co.

Fact Check: Department of Energy – Still Helping Create Winners Nationwide

10/11/2012 // By Zoe Lipman

Let’s just be clear, as we head into the next round of Presidential and Vice Presidential debates, the Department of Energy’s investments in clean energy have been extremely successful.  A recent fact-checking analysis found that DOE’s projects had a 98% […] Read more >

Detroit Recovery Speaks Volumes Beyond Convention Words on Climate Change

9/7/2012 // By Zoe Lipman

Everyone’s talking about the auto industry. What with the Administration’s recent announcement of strong new fuel economy standards, regular news on automotive job growth across the country, and great August sales numbers, the auto industry revival is a success story […] Read more >

Job Creators and Innovators Bring the Auto Turnaround to Life

7/9/2012 // By Zoe Lipman

Highlights from “Advanced Vehicles: Driving Growth” NWF was honored to take part in “Advanced Vehicles: Driving Growth,” a recent panel discussion hosted by the White House Council on Environmental Quality. The event put real faces to how Americans are rising […] Read more >

How Your Next Vehicle Could Keep the Freezer Running (Really!)

7/5/2012 // By Zoe Lipman

As one of the millions in the DC area who lost power in last weekend’s storm, I doubt I was alone in feeling a moment or two of profound thankfulness for the lithium ion battery in my smart phone. That […] Read more >

Companies, Workers and Educators Celebrate and Build Clean Vehicle Successes

6/26/2012 // By Zoe Lipman

On Wednesday, National Wildlife Federation will join auto industry companies big and small, auto workers, education and economic development leaders at a White House event “Advanced Vehicles: Driving Growth” to hear first-hand what – and who – is driving the clean […] Read more >

Ford F-150 SVT Raptor at 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit (Flickr's Sarah Larson)

Fuel Efficiency: America’s Generational Leap

4/18/2012 // By Larry Schweiger

Just wanted to pass along some quick thoughts on recent New York Times article that really missed the big picture on America’s fuel efficiency gains. You can’t look at 2012 vehicles through a 2002 lens. “Efficient” no longer just means hybrid […] Read more >