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Green School Challenge A Success

4/30/2014 // By Marya Fowler

“We will persevere until every watt is watched!” proclaimed the 4th and 5th grade students in Brentwood Elementary School’s Environmental Club. Such is an example of the enthusiasm generated by a recent Green School Challenge held in Central Texas. A partnership between the […] Read more >

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Green Your Career Path at the 2011 Green Jobs Conference

1/19/2011 // By Megan Blevins

“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 fighting climate change, moving our overall economic infrastructure to be […] Read more >

Community Colleges at Texas Greenforce Summit: “Think Local”

10/30/2010 // By Cheli Cresswell

At the “Preparing the Texas Workforce for the New Green Economy” Summit this past week, one of the hot issues discussed was how community colleges can engage green employers both for campus sustainability projects and to develop jobs for graduates — an undertaking that can prove challenging. Read more >

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My Double Rainbow Halloween Costume

10/29/2010 // By Carla Brown

A few days ago I blogged about my recycled Halloween costumes from past years. And at the end, I said I would reveal my 2010 costume after the National Wildlife Federation’s Halloween party. Well, here it is! *drum roll* A […] Read more >

Spider's Web Halloween costume from 2005

My Green Halloween Costumes

10/26/2010 // By Carla Brown

Every year at National Wildlife Federation’s Headquarters office, we hold a Halloween party with prizes for costumes. I like making costumes from recycled materials because of the intellectual challenge and inexpensive supplies. A few years ago, they even made a […] Read more >

You Can’t Rewind an Oil Spill

5/25/2010 // By Miles Grant

The National Wildlife Federation is one of several conservation organizations sponsoring this new ad: Tell Interior Secretary Ken Salazar: No more oil spills, especially in critical polar bear habitat. Read more >

NWF Team to Gulf & BP’s Campaign Cash: Watch NWF’s Climate Capsule

5/25/2010 // By Miles Grant

In this week’s NWF Climate Capsule video, lessons we didn’t learn from the Exxon Valdez, NWF’s call to revoke newly-issued deep water drilling permits & BP’s donation to one of its most prominent defenders.
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Climate Records Fall & A Titanic Disaster: Watch This Week’s NWF Climate Capsule

5/18/2010 // By Miles Grant

In this week’s NWF Climate Capsule, rising temperatures shatter climate records, progress on a Senate clean energy & climate bill, and Dirty the Sock Puppet compares the BP oil spill disaster to the Titanic. Read more >

New Data: Climate Records Crumbled in April

5/18/2010 // By Miles Grant

April was one of the most alarming months ever for global warming. The startling details from NASA & NOAA: Read more >

NWF President: “It’s Past Time for a New Energy Plan for America”

5/12/2010 // By Miles Grant

“The American Power Act has the one ingredient that is absolutely essential for any energy bill to be worth doing. It holds oil companies and other corporations accountable for doing their fair share to reduce pollution,” said NWF President & CEO Larry Schweiger. Read more >