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President Delivers Tar Sands Wildlife Win, Keystone XL Rejection Next

President Obama took a huge step to help protect wildlife from destructive, climate disrupting tar sands oil. On February 24, he vetoed a fossil fuel industry giveaway bill from Congress that …

Swamp milkweed and monarch butterfly by Victor Quintanilla

Further Scientific Evidence of the Severity of Climate Change

Today marks the release of the Third National Climate Assessment (NCA), a significant report that underscores the potential gravity of climate change to our nation’s well-being. This extensively peer-reviewed report is …

James Hansen. Flickr photo by Milan Ilnyckyj.

Courage, Credibility and Conviction: James Hansen’s Remarkable Career at NASA

This piece originally appeared on Climate Access. Climate scientist James Hansen recently announced his retirement after 46 years at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), to allow him …

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A Student’s Guide to the National Climate Assessment

We are currently in the midst of a 90-day comment period for a defining government document on the climate, the draft National Climate Assessment. The 1,000-page report is available online …

Draft National Climate Assessment: Time to Weigh In On Climate…

Wildlife across the country will be impacted by climate change, according to a new draft National Climate Assessment. Photo by William Wiley.

Draft National Climate Assessment Report Available for Public Review

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Climate Change Jeopardizes Our Energy Systems

Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK), via Flickr's Gage Skidmore

Inhofe’s New Book: I Hate Regulation, Therefore I Deny Climate Science

Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) is refreshingly candid in his new book, The Greatest Hoax, admitting that he only fights climate science because he hates climate solutions. As E&E News’ Jean …

Nine Community College Faculty Gather in Virginia to Integrate NASA Tools into their Curriculum

Last Thursday & Friday, February 23 & 24, National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and Jobs for the Future (JFF) hosted a professional development institute in Reston, Virginia, at NWF HQs for the …

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Why Leap Year: The Planetary Connection

This year promises to be a long one—a full day longer than usual—because 2012 is a Leap Year, composed of 366 days instead of the typical 365. And wouldn’t you …

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