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The loss of boreal forest habitat from tar sands development puts the survival of thousands of Alberta woodland caribou at risk.

Brewing a Better Future in Canada

3/13/2014 // By Annie Mackin

President Obama is about to make good on a bet (technically, on two bets) he lost to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper last month, when Canada beat the United States in Olympic Hockey (twice). The two bet a case of […] Read more >

Advancing US Workforce for 21st Century: National Thought Leaders Convene

4/14/2013 // By Julian Keniry

What are the skills needed for a competitive, 21st century workforce?  How are US community colleges helping to meet these needs?  What is the role of employers?  Policy-makers?  Students and other stakeholders? Smart Grid to Battery Storage: These were among […] Read more >

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President’s Budget Eliminates Environmental Education. Again.

4/12/2013 // By Patrick Fitzgerald

In President Obama’s Inaugural and State of the Union addresses, he outlined the need for the United States to lead the world in both the transition to a clean energy economy and in fostering leaders in science, technology, engineering and […] Read more >

Building the Jeep Grand Cherokee at Chrysler's Jefferson North Assembly plant in Detroit.  In addition to adding 1100 jobs at its Toledo Assembly Complex in Ohio, Chrysler has added 1100 jobs at the Detroit facility.  Photo:  www.drivinggrowth.com

Jeep in Ohio…also Indiana, Michigan, Illinois: Its More than a Fact Check, it’s a Reality Check

10/30/2012 // By Zoe Lipman

Controversy is escalating around a statement Gov. Mitt Romney made on the campaign trail last Thursday and is now repeating in ads, alleging that Chrysler is sending Jeep jobs to China. Chrysler itself quickly rebutted the claim. But for those […] Read more >

Enbridge's Line 5 pipeline runs under the straits of Mackinac. Photo: MDOT Photo/Video Unit

Time to Choose not to Spill or Explode

10/22/2012 // By Zoe Lipman

Candidates, Voters: Time to choose your energy future It was all about the future of energy at an event at the Center for American Progress here in DC Friday morning when CAP released their  new report:  “Regional Energy, National Solutions:  A Real Energy Vision […] Read more >

The new Ford C-Max plug-in hybrid electric gets a 100mpge rating from EPA and is built in Michigan.  Photo: Ford Motor Co.

Breaking News – 98% of Clean Energy Investments Still Creating Jobs and Reducing Pollution

10/16/2012 // By Zoe Lipman

Alert: Expect to hear more hooey attacking clean energy! Today the big polluters and their political surrogates jumped into the fray to use the news on battery maker A123 as another launching pad to spin and sell us more snake—and heavy […] Read more >

The retooled Louisville Assembly Plant celebrated in June. Photo: Sam VarnHagen/ Ford Motor Co.

Fact Check: Department of Energy – Still Helping Create Winners Nationwide

10/11/2012 // By Zoe Lipman

Let’s just be clear, as we head into the next round of Presidential and Vice Presidential debates, the Department of Energy’s investments in clean energy have been extremely successful.  A recent fact-checking analysis found that DOE’s projects had a 98% […] Read more >

Detroit Recovery Speaks Volumes Beyond Convention Words on Climate Change

9/7/2012 // By Zoe Lipman

Everyone’s talking about the auto industry. What with the Administration’s recent announcement of strong new fuel economy standards, regular news on automotive job growth across the country, and great August sales numbers, the auto industry revival is a success story […] Read more >

Job Creators and Innovators Bring the Auto Turnaround to Life

7/9/2012 // By Zoe Lipman

Highlights from “Advanced Vehicles: Driving Growth” NWF was honored to take part in “Advanced Vehicles: Driving Growth,” a recent panel discussion hosted by the White House Council on Environmental Quality. The event put real faces to how Americans are rising […] Read more >

Keystone XL Backers Could Derail 1 Million Jobs

5/16/2012 // By Tony Iallonardo

Friends of Big Oil have been making a habit in this session of Congress of threatening to scuttle “must pass” legislation in order to hasten construction of the dangerous Keystone XL pipeline.  In June, yet another special interest showdown is […] Read more >