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Cherry blossoms along DC's Tidal Basin, April 2011 (Flickr's Robert Pos)

‘Little Pink Warning Flags’: Early DC Cherry Blossoms Signal Climate Change Impacts

3/15/2012 // By Miles Grant

Washington DC’s iconic cherry blossoms are forecast to challenge the record for earliest peak bloom thanks to temperatures that reached 80 degrees for the third consecutive day. It’s part of a long-term trend of earlier blooms fueled by global warming […] Read more >

Hike and Seek – Getting Outdoors With a Kid in Your Life This Weekend

9/29/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry Schweiger As a child I was fortunate enough to spend many hours outdoors with my father, who was a dog trainer and hunter. My dad died more than thirty years ago, yet when I go to the woods […] Read more >

Warming Walruses: Watch NWF’s Climate Capsule

9/29/2010 // By Miles Grant

From DC to Alaska, what impact is global warming having on America right now? What’s the National Wildlife Federation doing to help promote green job training? And as Dirty the Global Warming Denying Sock Puppet attacks California’s climate law, will […] Read more >

Extreme Heat in Summer 2010: A Window on the Future

8/11/2010 // By Miles Grant

Could the sweltering summer of 2010 be considered mild compared to the typical summers of the future? It depends on whether America & nations around the world act now to curb our global warming pollution. That’s the conclusion of a […] Read more >

New Tourist More Than DC Can Bear?

6/6/2010 // By Miles Grant

Here in the Washington, DC area, we’re used to a summer tourist invasion. But this may be a bit much — a bear spotted less than two miles northwest of the National Zoo: A bear was caught on security camera […] Read more >