Why Doesn’t the United States Have an Energy Policy To Create Jobs and Protect the Environment?

 By Larry J. Schweiger  I hope you will join me at National Wildlife Federation’s 75th Anniversary Gala on April 13 in Washington D.C.  We’ll honor Robert Redford and the many …

Valerie the "O" in Monument Valley

In Pursuit of Passion: A Love of Cars and Nature=Chevy Volt

Interview with Valerie Zelko, the third post in my series on passion.

Green Jobs Innovation Fund Accepting Applications

The Department of Labor has announced the Green Jobs Innovation Fund competition to support opportunities in green industry sectors and occupations.  President Obama has called on the United States to …

Time To Take Off The Gloves!

Big polluters and their empowered agents on Capitol Hill want to turn back the clock on good jobs, public health and a clean environment with a coordinated, multi-million dollar assault …

Southern Virginia prepares to build biomass power plant

Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative (NOVEC) is preparing to build a biomass plant in South Boston, Virginia, using the wood waste left over from the local logging companies. NOVEC is a …

U.S. Capitol (via Flickr's Krossbow)

Americans to Congress: Pass Alternative Energy Legislation First

If you’re a member of Congress who wants to do something to make almost everyone in your district happy – no matter their political affiliation – a new Gallup poll …

U.S. Capitol (via Flickr's Krossbow)

President Obama Calls For New Course on Energy

“Americans want bipartisan cooperation that leads to a cleaner, safer, more secure environment for our children and grandchildren,” said NWF’s Larry Schweiger.

Wayne National Forest

Green Your Career Path at the 2011 Green Jobs Conference

“Green,” is the new black—yes, I know you’ve heard it before–but it’s become increasingly true for more than just our basic lifestyle habits. From protecting our favorite wildlife critters, to …

AUDIO – Big Oil Ads Say “Trust Us this Time”

Unless you live in DC or one of the pipeline states, you are hearing it here first.  With a decision from the State Department coming soon on whether to approve the …

Explosions Ignite New Concerns About Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline

An awful pipeline explosion that killed at least 27 people and injured over 50 others is raising fresh concerns about safety. The explosion, which destroyed at least 30 homes Sunday morning happens on the …

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