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A Changing Climate and Keystone XL — Yes They’re Connected

1/31/2013 // By Kendall Mackey

Are you familiar with tar sands oil? It’s the black sheep of the oil family. It’s extremely difficult to get out of the ground (using three times as much water as extraction of crude), it produces lake sized reservoirs of toxic […] Read more >

New Chevron Money Dump as Unprecedented Polluter Cash Flows

10/26/2012 // By Tony Iallonardo

Polluters this election year are doing the equivalent of betting it all.  They’re spending unprecedented amounts of cash to influence the election in the hopes of electing policy makers who will gut clean air and clean water protections.  The latest, is […] Read more >

Heartfelt Testimonies Make the Difference at Philadelphia Hearing

1/24/2012 // By Rachel Arenstein

Last week, I traveled to Philadelphia to testify at my first public hearing.  Upon my arrival, I immediately began to second guess myself and question my earlier enthusiasm at the opportunity to speak publically as a representative of the National […] Read more >

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Top 11 Coal Plant Polluters for 2011

1/12/2012 // By Kendall Mackey

Polluters have been denying their effect on climate change for too long. One of the reasons that power plants have been able to get away with the amount of greenhouse gas emissions(GHG) is largely in part because we are unable to […] Read more >

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New Fuel Efficiency Rules: Consumer Savings and Progress Against Pollution

7/28/2011 // By Zoe Lipman

A major announcement on fuel efficiency is expected in Washington, DC on Friday morning: The Obama administration and major auto manufacturers have reached a deal to raise fuel efficiency standards for cars and light trucks between 2017 and 2025, resolving […] Read more >

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EPA Holds Clean Air Act Listening Sessions

2/15/2011 // By Miguel Mejia

The National Wildlife Federation was one of several groups testifing yesterday in support of the Environmental Protection Agency taking reasonable action to reduce carbon pollution. The “listening session” is one of several being held around the nation to gather input […] Read more >

Freshman Senators Buck Old Guard, Call for Strong Climate Action

7/16/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

The new blood in the Senate wants comprehensive climate action. Freshman Democrats wrote the majority leader today saying that “America’s current energy policy is untenable,”  and that the “scale of this challenge dictates the need for a comprehensive solution that […] Read more >

Copenhagen Days 2-3 (China-US Youth Workshop, Biodiversity and Alternative Energy in the Developing World)

12/16/2009 // By Carly Queen

Thursday, December 12 (Day 2) One of the issues with getting new, clean technology into developing countries has been the worry that giving this equipment away often leads to misuse. During a panel discussion titled, "The Development Agenda for Clean […] Read more >

One Minute to Midnight: Educating for Action

10/17/2009 // By Xarissa Holdaway

Responsibility is in the air at this weekend’s Bioneers conference. The attendees are, by and large, concerned about the impact they and their organizations exert on a stressed planet, and perhaps no one feels more culpable than teachers and education […] Read more >

University of Florida Strives to Surpass LEED

10/14/2008 // By NWF

For universities serious about reducing their carbon footprint, compact fluorescent light bulbs just won’t cut it. Many are starting, quite literally, from the ground up, building highly efficient dorms, classrooms and libraries that can not only cut their carbon emissions […] Read more >

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