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Wasted? Not at the 2013 Green Inaugural Ball!

1/15/2013 // By Guest Author

Guest post by Shelley Cohen No trash cans? Correct! The 2013 Green Inaugural Ball will not have a need for trash cans. A commitment was made by the Newseum, Wolfgang Puck Catering, and event organizers to compost and recycle all […] Read more >

Carbon Rule Comment Delivery with Polar Bear

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 >

Photo by: Dick Bartlett

Reminders of Frogs, Five Leap Years Past

2/28/2012 // By Corey Vezina

Wednesday is Leap Day, which got me to thinking about one of my favorite jumping critters – frogs. Growing up with about 10 acres of woods behind my house and a brook flowing right through the middle of it, I […] Read more >

2011 Review: House of Representatives, Polluter Lobbying, and More Air Pollution

1/17/2012 // By Joe Mendelson

Today, the House of Representatives returns with a 13% approval rating to start the 2012 legislative session. Before the gavel lands and the bills start flying, it is worth looking back at how the House dealt with the Clean Air […] Read more >

Senate’s Thurs “Big Oil Bailout” Vote = 455 Million More Barrels of Oil Addiction

6/6/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

NWF is fighting hard this week to defeat an anticipated vote June 10th on a resolution in the Senate that would blow a hole in the Clean Air Act and make it easier for polluters to, well, pollute. (See our […] Read more >

Big Momentum for Clean Energy Bill This Summer

6/3/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

President Obama made clear in a speech this week and Senate Majority Leader Reid (in a letter to committee chairs) said it’s time to move a clean energy bill this summer! Naysayers said it couldn’t happen. Not only do conservationists […] Read more >

Clean Energy Works: How Cap & Trade Works

1/22/2010 // By Miles Grant

New Clean Energy Works video explains how a cap & trade system to curb global warming would work. Read more >

Google Earth Maps Carbon In The Atmosphere

9/21/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

Google Earth has teamed up with science experts to help people better understand CO2 in the atmosphere through dynamic mapping. Physorg.com reports: “A better understanding of the carbon cycle has implications for energy and environmental policy and carbon management. In […] Read more >