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9 Books To Inspire Outdoor Fun for Your Family

1/1/2010 // By Anne Cissel

A bird singing, a cool breeze, a magnificent sunset: most of the time you don’t need convincing that outdoor time is good you and your family. But sometimes it’s nice to dig a little deeper and explore the research that […] Read more >

Last Chance book by Larry Schweiger

Book Review: Last Chance

12/22/2009 // By Juliana Goodlaw-Morris

In his debut book, Larry Schweiger, President and CEO of the National Wildlife Federation, paints a clear picture of the risks we are taking by continuing to emit greenhouse gasses instead of moving to a more sustainable, carbon-free society. Although […] Read more >

A Climate for Change: A Good New Read

11/24/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

Two noted evangelicals have written a book on climate change from a science and faith perspective: Katharine Hayhoe and Andrew Farley’s A Climate for Change: Global Warming Facts for Faith-Based Decisions. Written in an accessible format, this book provides an […] Read more >

This week’s “Last Chance” Appearances

11/4/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

I’ll be speaking about my new book, Last Chance, this Friday November 6 in Charlottesville, Virginia at the Garden Club of Virginia Conservation Forum. I’ll also be speaking on Saturday, November 7, at National Wildlife Federation’s affiliate, Texas Conservation Alliance, […] Read more >

Keep Your Destination In View

11/3/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

What will you learn if you read Al Gore’s new book Our Choice? That if we decide we want to be more energy independent and create millions of jobs, the answers are available to us.There’s a connection between our climate, […] Read more >

October 19 at Seattle Aquarium – Be There

10/17/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

I’m looking forward to talking with guests at the Seattle Aquarium about my new book Last Chance: Preserving Life on Earth on Monday October 19 at 6:45 pm. The Seattle Aquarium is working hard to rebuild a healthy Puget Sound […] Read more >

Speaking Up for the Frog

10/17/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

In my new book Last Chance: Preserving Life on Earth, I write that large tracts of the vast Amazonian rainforest ecosystem may be on the brink of irreversible collapse if the drought and other global warming effects on the Amazon […] Read more >

Last Chance: Preserving Life on Earth

9/30/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

I will be continuing to speak in December and in the coming year in the cities below on my recently published book Last Chance: Preserving Life on Earth. I believe that we have little time to act to protect the nature […] Read more >

The Arctic Wildlife Refuge–Whose Land?

5/18/2006 // By Larry Schweiger

Caribou Rising: Defending the Porcupine Herd, Gwich-’in Culture, and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by Rick Bass Sierra Club Books 164 pp., $19.95 With gas prices climbing, oil executives hope that lawmakers will be persuaded to open the Arctic National […] Read more >

Climate Friendly Events and Conferences on Campus and Beyond

11/28/2005 // By NWF

Can campuses and other institutions hold climate friendly events and conferences? This week’s activities in Montreal, Canada, suggests we can. This week is the eleventh session of the Conference of Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate […] Read more >