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Warming Walruses: Watch NWF’s Climate Capsule

9/29/2010 // By Miles Grant

From DC to Alaska, what impact is global warming having on America right now? What’s the National Wildlife Federation doing to help promote green job training? And as Dirty the Global Warming Denying Sock Puppet attacks California’s climate law, will […] 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 >

California’s New Energy Standard — Law or Executive Fiat?

9/12/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

With the global warming threat, clean energy is a key to long-term wildlife protection. California lawmakers have passed a bold new standard calling for 33% of the state’s energy to be produced through alternative sources such as solar and wind.  […] Read more >

New Study: Climate Change Will Alter California Bird Communities

9/1/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

A new Stanford study predicts that global warming will disrupt many Golden State bird communities. Lisa Krieger at Mercury News.com reports: “Climate change could scatter California’s bird communities, forcing species to seek new homes that are cooler, wetter and more […] Read more >

Butterfiles Thriving at Los Angeles Airport

8/6/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

It is good to see stories of creatures coming back from extinction. Dan Sanchez at the Epoch Times reports; “The El Segundo Blue Butterflies, once facing extinction, are now thriving on 200 acres of sand dunes at the west end […] Read more >

California Start-up eSolar Switches on Solar Thermal Plant: Powers 4,000 Homes

8/5/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

A new solar plant in California uses algorithms to power 4,000 homes. Rick Merritt at EETimes.com reports: “The 5 MW Sierra SunTower solar power plant in Lancaster, California, will produce electricity for Southern California Edison, powering more than 4,000 homes […] Read more >

Time for a Salmon Plan That Works

8/3/2009 // By Robyn Carmichael

The salmon and steelhead that return to the Columbia and Snake Rivers are like no other fish in the world.  They migrate nearly 1,000 miles, connecting coastal and river communities from California to Alaska and inland to Oregon, Idaho and […] Read more >

Week Two: A “Bugly” Scavenger Hunt

7/21/2009 // By Jennifer Ward

Bugs are everywhere in nature, regardless of whether you’re a city dweller or a country dweller. I encourage you to take a walk with your kids and see just what you can find as you embark on a Bugly Scavenger Hunt. Read more >

California Earthquake Causes Massive Squid Wash-Up

7/16/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

A recent California earthquake beached numerous squid causing public alarm. San Diego News report: “Dozens of dazed Humboldt squid, which were roughly three- to four-feet long and weighed close to 40 pounds, were found flapping around on La Jolla Shores […] Read more >

U.S. Government Maps Best Solar Regions

7/7/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

The need for alternative energy could redefine the American landscape including how it is mapped and ultimately managed. CNet News: GreenTech reports: “The U.S. Bureau of Land Management, in conjunction with the Department of Energy, this week released six maps […] Read more >