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Sandhill cranes are one of the many species that are impacted by tar sands development. Photo by Myrna Erler Bradshaw.

The Top 10 Quotes from Today’s Keystone XL Hearing

3/13/2014 // By Mollie Simon

Today, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a long-anticipated hearing on the Keystone XL Pipeline. This hearing aimed to explore whether the pipeline is in our national interest and included panelists such as esteemed climate scientist, Dr. James Hansen, and […] Read more >

Fishing industries and wildlife of the Northeast are feeling the impacts of climate change.  Flickr photo by Geir Friestad

Senate Steps Up for Climate

1/23/2014 // By Mollie Simon

The Senate started off 2014 with a lot of climate action.  Last week, the Senate committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) held a hearing on President Obama’s Climate Action Plan. At the committee hearing, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy and […] Read more >

Arctic Fox, via Billy Linblom/Flickr

Climate Capsule: Keeping it Cool and Clean

8/16/2011 // By Amanda Stone

Happy August Recess Climateers! If your office is as quiet as mine take a minute to watch this trailer for an amazing new film on Climate Refugees, and check out the website to find a screening near you. This week’s […] Read more >

Election – Bright Spots for Environment Despite Mixed Returns

11/3/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

The voters have spoken and 2011 will bring us a more conservative Congress where many winners ran on promises of rolling back federal spending, elements of the health care reform bill and cutting taxes. While energy and the environment did […] Read more >

Obama Goes to Copenhagen!

12/1/2009 // By NWF

A day before Thanksgiving, President Obama gave us all a little something more to be thankful for by announcing that he will attend next week’s climate negotiations in Copenhagen. The announcement came after thousands of youth contacted the White House […] Read more >

The Road to Copenhagen: Transforming the World’s Energy Economy With 21st Century Solutions

11/19/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

The piece below is my latest editorial from National Wildlife magazine Carbon dioxide pollution knows no political boundaries. Decarbonizing every economy around the world must be our common goal. In a few weeks, National Wildlife Federation will send a team […] Read more >

Boxer Reaches Out to Republicans on Clean Energy Bill

11/2/2009 // By Miles Grant

New developments for the Senate clean energy & climate bill — Barbara Boxer is reaching out to Republicans. Read more >

Boxer Pushes to Move Senate Climate Bill Forward

10/29/2009 // By Miles Grant

Denier in chief Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) is threatening to try to block the Clean Energy Jobs & American Power Act, the historic clean energy & climate legislation before the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee. But Sen. Barbara Boxer […] Read more >

New Video: Why the Clean Energy Jobs Act Matters

10/27/2009 // By Miles Grant

Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) released this video today on the Kerry-Boxer Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act: Read more >

The Future is In Our Hands

10/7/2009 // By Jennifer Jones

Sometimes change happens in small shifts, sometimes in a bit of an earthquake. So there we were on the same day Senators Kerry and Boxer released the Clean Energy and American Power Act for Senate consideration, the CIA announced a […] Read more >

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