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Protecting America’s Wild Places from Climate Change

10/20/2009 // By Miles Grant

A surprising constituency continues crossing party lines to support climate legislation — sportsmen: One of their worries, for example, is that the fowl they hunt might not migrate as far south if northern U.S. states become warmer. “If you go […] Read more >

Wolves Do It, Moose Do It, Even Orange Clownfish Do It. Will You?

10/15/2009 // By Julia Marden

Today a college student will graduate with thousands in debt and a difficult job search. Tomorrow, if we take action now to confront the climate challenge, college students might find themselves in a booming green jobs market. Today, American children […] Read more >

CBO Counts Costs of Climate Action, But Not Benefits?

10/15/2009 // By Jennifer Jones

If only Paul Harvey were still with us! It seems Douglas W. Elmendorf is having some trouble telling the rest of the story. The Congressional Budget Office director testified on Capitol Hill yesterday about the economic impacts of clean energy […] Read more >

What’s Next for Senate Clean Energy Jobs Act?

10/14/2009 // By Miles Grant

I just stopped by the office of Joe Mendelson, the National Wildlife Federation’s global warming policy director, to get his take on this weekend’s game-changing guest editorial in the New York Times from Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) and Sen. Lindsey […] Read more >

Al Gore Predicts Passage of Senate Clean Energy Jobs Act

10/13/2009 // By Jeff Alexander

Former Vice President Al Gore predicted Friday that the U.S. Senate will soon approve the Clean Energy Jobs Act that will cut carbon pollution that contributes to climate change. Speaking at the Society of Environmental Journalists annual conference in Madison, […] 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 >

Momentum For Wildlife

10/2/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

I was glad to see the Senate release the Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act. The clock is ticking ever faster for wildlife and our planet as accelerating climate change threatens wildlife and the services on which human civilization […] Read more >

Can We Learn from Bears?

9/30/2009 // By Christy Leckburg

Hibernating bears have been an overlooked phenomenon for too long. If we could isolate and reproduce their chemistry, it would be a huge leap for health and science. Fortunately, scientists have begun studying bears for the benefit of human health; however, […] Read more >

Tar Sands: NWF Memo to Editorial and Opinion Writers

8/21/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

National Wildlife Federation released the following memo today to editorial and opinion writers about the State Department’s approval of a multi billion dollar pipeline to import oil from Canadian tar sands in to the United States. These dirty fuels produce […] Read more >

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