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Canada, from Green to Gray

12/23/2011 // By Tony Iallonardo

There was a time when Canada, symbolized by the maple leaf, was a “green,” environmentally conscientious neighbor. Remember, in the 1980s, Canada came knocking on America’s door, rightfully demanding that the United States curb the sulfur dioxide emissions causing the …

With Kyoto Set to Expire, All Eyes Turn to Climate Change Convention this Month

11/9/2011 // By NWF

Kate Catlin, a native of the Seattle area, has been selected as a member of the United States Youth Delegation to the United Nations climate negotiations in Durban, South Africa from Nov. 28-Dec. 9, 2011. A junior at Gonzaga University …

Automotive Xprize–still more super-efficient vehicles are here today

9/17/2010 // By NWF

This post was written by Zoe Lipman, Senior Analyst of Climate and Energy Policy for National Wildlife Federation. Yesterday on the lawn of the DC Historical Society, the Xprize foundation awarded $10 million in prizes to three teams who built …

Global Warming Emissions to Rise this Year

7/7/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

You might think that with all of the effort to jump start the clean energy economy and in the midst of an economic slow down that the U.S. would be reining in its carbon emissions. After all, emissions were down …

CNN Video: Reducing Emissions Down on the Farm

4/25/2010 // By Miles Grant

We touched on livestock emissions in our recent Cowgate episode of the Climate Capsule’s Denier File. Here’s a CNN report on efforts to reduce emissions at one Vermont farm: http://cnn.com/video/?/video/tech/2010/04/07/gsif.burpless.cows.cnn

Federal Government Moves to Slash Its Emissions & Energy Costs

1/29/2010 // By Miles Grant

The White House today revealed details of a plan to slash the federal government’s energy usage. The move is expected to cut the federal government’s global warming pollution 28% by the end of this decade. It will also save taxpayers …

COP15 Update: The Answer is in the Forest

12/16/2009 // By Miles Grant

With deforestation responsible for roughly 15 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, we have an opportunity to bridge a significant gap between what science tells us is necessary to avoid catastrophic climate change and the amount of reductions nations like the U.S. are willing to put on the table.

Momentum For Wildlife

10/2/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

I was glad to see the Senate release the Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act. The clock is ticking ever faster for wildlife and our planet as accelerating climate change threatens wildlife and the services on which human civilization …

Clean Cars for California = A Cleaner Future for All

3/12/2009 // By Shreema Mehta

It’s hard to make that trip to the gas station nowadays. Not only do we all need to pinch a few pennies in these tough economic times, but there’s the “carbon guilt” too. To reduce cars’ effects on rising levels …

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