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Sandhill cranes are one of the many species that are impacted by tar sands development. Photo by Myrna Erler Bradshaw, NWF photo contest winner

The Top 10 Quotes from Today’s Keystone XL Hearing

3/13/2014 // By Mollie Simon

Today, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a long-anticipated hearing on the Keystone XL Pipeline. This hearing aimed to explore whether the pipeline is in our national interest and included panelists such as esteemed climate scientist, Dr. James Hansen, and […] Read more >

NWF team in Venice, La. (May 2010)

Top 10 Unsung Heroes of 2010′s Gulf Oil Disaster

12/20/2010 // By Miles Grant

TIME magazine recently named the Gulf oil disaster as America’s biggest news story of 2010. While the National Wildlife Federation will continue working to focus attention on the disaster and its impacts, as 2010 draws to a close, we also wanted […] Read more >

Waxman-Markey’s Renewable Energy Standard: Tough Enough?

5/14/2009 // By NWF

I’m one of the contributors over at the National Journal’s Energy & Environment Experts Blog. Here’s the question posed today: Does the [Waxman-Markey] proposal go far enough to promote the use of renewable electricity? Would all states reasonably be expected […] Read more >

“The Quiet Generation” No More

11/15/2007 // By Kristin Johnson

NWF Campus Field Director Lisa Madry just emailed around a great recap of Power Shift 2007 that I had to share… It was amazing to have the opportunity to experience the energy of 6,000 students converging at the University of […] Read more >

Climate Crisis Action Day

3/20/2007 // By Josh Nelson

I just got back to the office from the Climate Crisis Action Day.  The event, which took place today from 11am-1pm on the west capitol lawn, had a great turnout and we couldn’t have asked for better weather.  The speakers […] Read more >