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The U.S. has great offshore wind power potential. Photo from Flickr Creative Commons

Offshore Wind Progress on Beacon Hill

Locking in at least 2,000 megawatts of development within a decade, the Massachusetts Senate is reaching for enough offshore wind power to replace multiple dirty power plants, provide electricity to hundreds of …

Moose need our help. Photo by Angie Savage, National Wildlife Photo Contest

The Zero-Carbon Grid: Save the Moose!

This agreement demonstrates the growing international consensus to address climate change – a primary threat to wildlife – and the rapid transition occurring from dirty fossil fuels to cleaner, renewable …

The United Kingdom's Greater Gabbard wind farm (flickr/DECCgovuk)

Massachusetts Moves Toward Launching U.S. Offshore Wind

There’s a long road ahead for this bill and plenty of room for improvement, but first, let’s take a moment to acknowledge the significance of this major step forward. For …

Photo by Eric Kilby, Flickr Creative Commons

Win in the Fight to Save Arctic Wildlife!

The Arctic is warming twice as fast as the global average. As the climate warms and ice melts, wildlife like the arctic fox will be hurt. It is critical that …

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EPA Cuts Methane Pollution

The rule will regulate methane emissions by requiring: Leak detection and repair (spotting leaks and repairing them on a regular basis) Efficiency upgrades to existing equipment (installing technology that stops …

The proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal would have put endangered orcas at risk. Photo by Dave Ellifrit, NOAA

Victory for Wildlife Over Costly Coal

Opposition to the high costs of coal to wildlife, fragile habitat, and tribes were heard again on May 9th, when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers denied the Gateway Pacific coal export …

Blue and Yellow Macaw. Photo by Skeeze/ Pixabay

Monumental Win: Amazon Soy Moratorium Renewed Indefinitely

This agreement is a monumental win for wildlife, people, and our climate. The Amazon is home to an incredible array of wildlife, including iconic species such as macaws, jaguars, and …

Wildlife like mule deer use public lands. Photo by Yellowstone National Park

Save Public Lands from a Super Pollutant

Public lands, those held in trust by the federal government for the American people, offer an important defense against climate change. Our public lands provide a variety of resources that …

Mule deer are threatened by methane emissions. Photo by Dillian K, Flickr

WANTED: Fugitive Emissions

Despite a recent Supreme Court-ordered delay of the Clean Power Plan, efforts to protect wildlife and reduce the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that cause climate change are continuing to move …

Teachers at PS 110 measure energy consumption in appliances. Photo by NWF.

Energy Conservation in Action

The staff and students at PS 110 are beginning to take the journey of thinking about the energy that makes our city work with the ultimate goal of reducing school-wide …

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