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Climate Question Should Be Center Stage

9/7/2012 // By Joe Mendelson

The year 2012 has been seen climate change’s widespread impacts become apparent to people across the country.  As NWF’s recent report Ruined Summer highlighted, we’ve witnessed: Children and the elderly suffering through the hottest month ever recorded; Farmers and two-thirds …

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Inhofe’s New Book: I Hate Regulation, Therefore I Deny Climate Science

2/28/2012 // By Miles Grant

Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) is refreshingly candid in his new book, The Greatest Hoax, admitting that he only fights climate science because he hates climate solutions. As E&E News’ Jean Chemnick recounts(sub. req.), Inhofe traces his anti-regulatory crusade to a …

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Climate Capsule: EPA, Climate Protection Under Attack

2/23/2011 // By George Ho

This will be my last edition of the Capsule! I want to say thanks so much for reading for the past 11 months, and to keep looking to National Wildlife Federation and the Climate Capsule to keep you up-to-date on …

EPA Stands by Climate Action in Face of Polluter Pushback

7/29/2010 // By Miles Grant

The Environmental Protection Agency reaffirmed its commitment to climate action today, denying 10 petitions attacking climate science. The challenges sought to reverse the EPA’s 2009 determination that global warming is real, is occurring due to emissions of greenhouse gases from …

Big Oil Bailout Defeated! Time for Senate to do Climate Bill (Video)

6/10/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

A huge thanks to NWF members and partners who turned up the heat on the Senate in recent days as it rejected an awful Big Oil Bailout proposal. With a Gulf disaster, and 71 percent of Americans on our side …

New EPA Report “Wake-Up Call” on Need for Climate Action

4/28/2010 // By Miles Grant

“The EPA’s findings underscore the need for the Senate to stay focused and finish the job of crafting and passing a bipartisan climate and energy bill,” said NWF President & CEO Larry Schweiger.

Polluter Dirty Air Acts Come to Light – Help Stop Them

1/13/2010 // By Miles Grant

At first it seemed like simply one bad idea from one senator. But now we know the real story — a tangled web of public officials, polluter lobbyists, and efforts to gut the Clean Air Act.

NWF: New Fuel Efficiency Standards “Important and Overdue Step”

9/15/2009 // By Miles Grant

The Obama administration today unveiled stronger fuel efficiency standards for cars and trucks and tougher rules on vehicle greenhouse gas emissions: The administration estimated the requirements would cost up to $1,300 per new vehicle by 2016 — but that it …

NWF Joins Lawsuit Against Dirty Oil Pipeline

9/3/2009 // By Miles Grant

Native American and environmental groups filed suit in federal court today challenging a proposed tar sands oil pipeline that would bring the dirtiest oil on Earth from Canada to the United States. The U.S. State Department’s approval on Aug. 20 …