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Help the Polar Bear: Reduce Greenhouse Gases and Reclassify to Endangered

12/20/2010 // By Helen Chmura

A new study published in Nature indicates that if we reduce greenhouse gas emissions, polar bears have a better chance of avoiding extinction. Take Action for Polar Bears >> Previous studies from the USGS, which examined the effect “business as […] Read more >

A Churchill polar bear

Sea Ice Breakup Could Hit Polar Bears Hard in Churchill and Elsewhere

11/15/2010 // By NWF

The polar bear is one of the earth’s most magnificent animals, and today we saw many of them here on the banks of Hudson Bay near Churchill, Manitoba. Read more >

NASA and Eco-Schools USA: Climate Change Connections institute

NASA and Eco-Schools USA Day 3 – Pathways to Success

11/5/2010 // By Laura Hickey

Success! On our final day at the NASA Goddard Visitor Center, we brought all the pieces together about what everyone had learned at the inaugural Climate Change Connections (CCC) professional development institute. Read more >

2005 Image of Athbasca Glacier, Jasper National Park

What if 1/3 of Americans said there was no evidence Pearl Harbor was attacked?

11/2/2010 // By John Kostyack

Imagine if a survey were taken in late December 1941 and it revealed that one-third of Americans believed there was no solid evidence of an attack on Pearl Harbor and therefore opposed any mobilization plan. The latest polling on American […] Read more >

Whether it's Euros or Dollars, climate denier senators sure like dirty oil money. (Photo from Think Progress)

Climate Denier Senators Awash in Petro Euros

10/25/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

Who knows if they sip Beaujolais and nibble on artisan cheeses, but they have a big appetite for foreign European oil money, including money from BP. It’s unclear if the donations were legal or not, but disturbing that foreign polluters are […] Read more >

Flooding events will intensify as the world warms

Adaptation Report Needs More Blunt Language on Climate Science

10/14/2010 // By John Kostyack

More blunt language might help readers of today’s Task Force report better understand the urgency of the climate change adaptation agenda. Read more >

Walruses are one of the Arctic animals that felt the heat in 2011. Photo credit: Peter Hemming

Will Global Warming Doom the Pacific Walrus?

10/14/2010 // By Roger Di Silvestro

I was a little boy when I checked a book called The Son of the Walrus King out of the local public library and fell so in love with its story of a young Pacific walrus’s Arctic travels with his […] Read more >

(VIDEO) Getting the Word Out on Heat Waves and Global Warming

8/12/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

NWF members rely on us to educate the media, policy makers and the broader public on the impacts of climate change.  Our most recent effort was the launch of our report on heat waves and the links to global warming (see previous […] Read more >

Melting Capitol Ice Sculpture Begs Question – Where’s Senator Inhofe?

7/15/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

Remember when Senator James Inhofe built that igloo (see picture) near the Capitol after a February snowstorm in Washington, DC?  It was more or less a monument to disinformation on climate science. No individual weather event can be descisively linked to […] Read more >

Hot Streak Continues with Warmest Spring on Record

6/18/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

Are you feeling the heat this year? The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is reporting that the combined global land and ocean surface temperature for May was the warmest on record– 1.24°F above the 20th century average. May’s not […] Read more >