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Got a Few Minutes to Walk In for Wildlife This Week?

4/16/2009 // By Shreema Mehta

I know many of you have sent in emails and made phone calls to advocate on behalf of bold climate action to safeguard wildlife from global warming, but this week we have a special opportunity to take a slightly different […] Read more >

Help Pass a Wildlife-Friendly Budget!

3/31/2009 // By Shreema Mehta

This week, Congress is discussing the budget resolution, which if passed will provide resources to support programs that protect our air, water, oceans, land and wildlife. In addition to providing resources that support these programs important for the public health […] Read more >

Melting Ice in Alaska

3/11/2009 // By Julia Marden

Last week a number of tribal leaders from across the United States came to Washington to lobby for strong climate change legislation. Olga Malutin is a Tribal Council Member, from Kodiak, Alaska. She took some time to talk to us about […] Read more >

Just A Few More Days ‘Til Power Shift!

2/23/2009 // By Shreema Mehta

In a little over a week, I will become a Congresswoman. Actually, I’ll just be pretending for a day in a mock lobbying session to help train the thousands of college students descending onto Washington for Power Shift 2009. After […] Read more >

Sen. Boxer Unveils Principles for Global Warming Legislation

2/3/2009 // By Miles Grant

Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, held a press conference this morning to release her principles for global warming legislation. Larry Schweiger, president and CEO of the National Wildlife Federation, previewed the event […] Read more >

The First Hundred Days Start With You

1/21/2009 // By Julia Marden

I’m excited to report that since mid-November, over 160,000 people have signed the petition urging President Obama to usher in America’s clean energy economy during his first 100 days. The first 100 days start today, which means it’s time for […] Read more >

The Importance of U.S. Leadership in Confronting the Global Climate Challenge

11/25/2008 // By Shreema Mehta

Recently, our country began to break through on U.S. leadership in confronting global warming. In a surprise address delivered to the Global Climate Summit last Thursday, President-elect Obama pledged to usher a “new chapter in America’s leadership on climate change.” […] Read more >

Add Another Moderate to Climate Security Act?

5/10/2008 // By Miles Grant

Will Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) vote for the Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act when it comes to the Senate floor? Sounds a lot more likely: The presumptive GOP nominee didn’t say for sure that he would vote for the bill, authored […] Read more >

Taking Action to Help Wildlife Adapt to a Changing Climate

3/26/2008 // By Jennifer Jones

Here at the North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference in Phoenix, National Wildlife Federation’s Senior Wildlife Biologist Doug Inkley was an invited speaker for an all day workshop on climate change impacts on wildlife, fisheries and outdoor recreation. Expecting […] Read more >

CRA Climate Analysis: “Extreme Again”

3/19/2008 // By Larry Schweiger

The national Chamber of Commerce and the American Council for Capital Formation are holding events in select states using biased, polluter-funded “analysis” of climate legislation to discourage Congress from moving aggressively to tackle the threat of global warming. They specifically […] Read more >