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Fighting Money with Money: Campuses Divest from Fossil Fuels

10/10/2012 // By Sara Gassman

Hey, did you know? There’s an election coming up! Right, right, you knew. Kind of hard to miss that one. But here are a few more things you maybe didn’t know, that haven’t necessarily been advertised every 30 seconds in …

NWF Campus Ecology Releases New Student Guide on Dirty Energy Politics

9/20/2012 // By Courtney Cochran

National Wildlife Federation’s Campus Ecology Program is pleased to announce the release of our new resource, “A Student’s Guide to How Corporate Oil, Gas and Coal Money Influences U.S. Energy Policy”. The guide is designed to take students behind the …

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Tired of Polluter TV Spots? There’s an App for That

9/20/2012 // By Kendall Mackey

If you live in a political swing state, you’ve probably noticed the barrage of political ads being sponsored by oil, gas, and coal companies. Wealthy polluters are pouring unprecedented millions into advertisements in an effort to influence this election. Ordinary …

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Fund the Solution, Not the Problem

5/11/2012 // By Corey Shott

This week a couple of Members of Congress have thrown their ideas on budget cutting into the mix by proposing legislation to end all subsidies to fossil fuel industries.  Led by Congressman Keith Ellison (MN) and Senator Bernie Sanders (VT), …

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Guest Post: Pennsylvanians Don’t Have a Friend in Senator Toomey

3/7/2012 // By NWF

Ed Perry is an aquatic biologist who retired in 2002 after a 30-year career with the US Fish and Wildlife Service, where he supervised the section responsible for protecting streams and wetlands. Since 2007, has traveled across Pennsylvania as an …

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Invisible Dangers, Visible Opportunity

4/11/2011 // By Marta Orpiszewska

Last month the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released new proposed limits on toxic pollutants including mercury, arsenic, dioxin, acid rain and several others that make their way from our nation’s coal-burning power plants into our lakes, rivers, and habitats, threatening our …

What if 1/3 of Americans said there was no evidence Pearl Harbor was attacked?

11/2/2010 // By John Kostyack

Imagine if a survey were taken in late December 1941 and it revealed that one-third of Americans believed there was no solid evidence of an attack on Pearl Harbor and therefore opposed any mobilization plan. The latest polling on American …

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 …

To President Obama – Lead Us to a Clean Energy Future

12/16/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger Download Pres Obama Letter Dec 16 final National Wildlife Federation and other environmental, business, and faith organizations representing millions are asking President Obama to lead the way in Copenhagen to protect tropical forests, protect the poor …

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