climate change

Our Call for an Ambitious Global Climate Agreement Has Been Answered

On Saturday, we witnessed history being made as high-level representatives from nearly 200 countries at the United Nations Climate Conference (COP21) approved a monumental agreement to curb climate change. The …

This way to an ambitious climate agreement! Photo by David Burns

Join the Call for an Ambitious Global Climate Agreement in Paris

The international climate negotiations in Paris are rapidly approaching a critical juncture, when leaders from nearly 200 countries will decide whether we leave with the first comprehensive global agreement to …

Offshore wind turbines (photo: London Array)

Price on Carbon Needed to Protect Wildlife

Paris Talks Call for Action As the Paris negotiations near their end, hopes for a groundbreaking deal remain high. While negotiators face challenges on issues such as finding an equitable and transparent …

A selection of the wildlife highlighted at COP21. Credit: Emily Becker

NWF in Paris: COP21 Update

The National Wildlife Federation international team has been hard at work in Paris for the first half of the 21st Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate …

Least tern family. Photo donated by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Ursula Dubrick

Resilience Allies, Tell Us Your Stories!

Floods, hurricanes, and severe coastal storms pose increasing risk to people and wildlife living along the thousands of miles of America’s coasts and rivers — but ecological solutions that safeguard …

Mule Deer Photo: USFWS

Game Changers: Climate Impacts to America’s Hunting and Fishing Heritage

Hunters and anglers are on the front lines of climate change, seeing its devastating effects on wildlife and traditional recreation first-hand. Climate change poses an immediate and specific threat to …

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New Jersey Auction Marks Progress for Offshore Wind Power

I am thrilled that today, we saw a step forward for offshore wind power in New Jersey. In the federal government’s fifth lease auction for offshore wind power in United …

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Keystone Rejected: A Huge Win for People and Wildlife

President Obama took an historic step to help protect wildlife from destructive, climate disrupting tar sands oil and extreme fossil fuels. On November 6, he rejected the ill-conceived Keystone XL pipeline. …

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Marylanders Address Climate Solutions for Wildlife and Communities

This month the Maryland Climate Coalition kicked-off a six-stop “Clean Energy Roadshow” highlighting how Marylanders are taking action on cleaner, more energy efficient solutions at home, in our communities, and …

Satellite image of Hurricane Sandy (Photo by NOAA’s National Ocean Service/ Flickr)

Remembering Hurricane Sandy and Looking to the Future

Three years ago, one of the largest hurricanes ever recorded in the Atlantic slammed into the heavily populated coastline of New Jersey and New York. Seawalls, bulkheads, and other human-made …

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