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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 …

Global Warming? 97% of Experts Agreee

6/30/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

A new National Academy of Sciences study finds 97 percent of the climate scientists agree that global warming is driven mainly by human activity – emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. The study, published this week involved 1,372 …

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 …

Top U.S. Scientists Reach Verdict On Climate

5/19/2010 // By NWF

NWF climate scientist Amanda Staudt, Ph.D., contributes from Washington, D.C. after a briefing National Academy of Sciences.

Climate Science Under Attack: Who Speaks and Why?

4/27/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger The following editorial will be published in the upcoming issue of National Wildlife Federation’s National Wildlife magazine: The famed Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes understood that great revelations create great enemies. He once warned: “You …

Mississippi Students Want Cleaner Air and A Brighter Future

2/26/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger I had a wonderful time today at Millsaps College in Mississippi talking with about 60 students interested in what they can do to protect their future and create clean energy jobs in Mississippi. I was glad …

Preserve the Clean Air Act’s Protections

1/25/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger I posted this response “Preserve the Clean Air Act’s Protections” on National Journal’s blog in response to the following question: Should Congress Stop EPA? Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, last week introduced a disapproval resolution — essentially …

Copenhagen: It’s About Wildlife Too

12/11/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

My colleague Tom Lovejoy, Biodiversity Chair at the Heinz Center and head of the Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel for Global Environment Facility, has an excellent reminder in his New York Times piece The Earth is Crying Out for Help …

2000s Warmest Decade Ever

12/10/2009 // By Global Warming Staff

As 2010 approaches, world leaders would do well to consider a wide-reaching New Year's resolution: curb the carbon pollution that has helped make the 2000s the warmest decade on record. According to scientists, global temperatures between 2001-2009 averaged 1.1 degrees Fahrenheit higher …

NWF to Release Longleaf Pine Report

12/10/2009 // By Global Warming Staff

National Wildlife Federation will hold a teleconference Thursday to mark the release of a new report detailing how the restoration of Longleaf pines in the Southeast may hold the key to global warming mitigation and economic revitalization in the region. …

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