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COP21. Photo Credit David Ellenberger

Paris and The West

On the 28th of November, 2015, I boarded a plane in Denver and was headed to Paris for the 21st U.N. climate conference known as COP21.  It was slated to …

4 Ways Higher Education Can Lead for Climate Action in 2017

Amidst disinformation campaigns aimed at teachers[i] and a federal retreat from domestic and international climate solutions, U.S. colleges and universities play an even more important role than ever in upholding …

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An optimistic agenda for wildlife – even during the nation’s turbulent times

To learn more about what we’re working on in Congress and the Administration, download your copy of the National Wildlife Federation’s 2017 legislative agenda. Focusing our nation’s leaders on a …

Maryland Approves Nation’s Largest Offshore Wind Development

Last week, the Free State took a huge step forward in transitioning to clean, renewable sources of energy. The Maryland Public Service Commission awarded offshore wind renewable energy credits (ORECs) …

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President Obama’s Wildlife Conservation Wins

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Climate change, pollution and mining: Moose pay the price

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EPA Must Continue to Act on Climate for Wildlife

Calling on President-elect Trump to Stand with Wildlife

And there is still the potential for more gains, as President Obama considers rules to protect large areas of public land in the American West and adopt an Interior Department stream …

Historic Year for Climate Action in Maryland

Maryland’s General Assembly recently wrapped up a banner legislative session for climate and clean energy policies. The legislature passed the Clean Energy Jobs Act (SB 921/HB 1106) that will increase Maryland’s …

What the Clean Power Plan Stay Means

Recent news from the Supreme Court that it was staying the current Administration’s Clean Power Plan was certainly a disappointment. However, it is important to realize what the stay order does …

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