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NWF’s Larry Schweiger: BP “Report” Just More Spin

9/8/2010 // By Miles Grant

BP has issued the results of its self-evaluation in the April 20 Deepwater Horizon explosion. That disaster led to more than 200 million gallons of oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico. As Mother Jones reports: While investigation into what […] Read more >

5 Years After Katrina, “Poor Decisions Continue To Be Made”

8/30/2010 // By Miles Grant

Larry Schweiger, president & CEO of the National Wildlife Federation, and Rev. Lennox Yearwood, president of the Hip Hop Caucus have teamed up on the 5th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Between Katrina’s devastation & the Gulf oil disaster, they’re calling […] Read more >

Greenforce Frontline: 2 pm Eastern Today

8/17/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry Schweiger The end of the carbon age is in view, so I am glad to see green jobs opportunities becoming available today for those who are looking for the best jobs and career options. Please join National Wildlife Federation, […] Read more >

The Real Cost of Senate Inaction

8/10/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger Despite the fact that we are living in the hottest decade since record-keeping began, legislation protecting the planet from catastrophic climate change died in the U.S. Senate. Every Republican senator and even a few Democratic senators […] Read more >

The Gulf Coast: A Long Road to Recovery

8/2/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger I was back down in the Gulf recently, and there is going to be a long road for recovery for the communities and wildlife impacted by the BP oil disaster.  Here is an update from my […] Read more >

Senate on Brink of Colossal Failure

7/23/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger As a result of continued obstruction from every Republican Senator and a few Democratic Senators, the Senate today is on the brink of a colossal failure on energy and climate legislation.  This failure to take meaningful […] Read more >

Effort to Get Senate to Act on Climate Stalls

7/22/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

It was a depressing day today as Senate Democrats announced they had to postpone their effort to pass a climate bill. Here’s NWF’s Larry Schweiger’s press statement: “As a result of continued obstruction from every Republican Senator and a few […] Read more >

Steve Schneider, We Will Miss You

7/20/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger I was very saddened to hear that my friend and colleague Steve Schneider unexpectedly passed yesterday.  I last saw Steve and his wife Terry Root in Copenhagen in December when Steve and I were speaking on […] Read more >

Just Saying No to the Dirtiest Fuel on the Planet

7/15/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger I was pleased to see so many clean energy advocates, landowners, and activists uniting to say no to a proposed, risky canadian dirty oil pipeline that would bring in highly polluting tar sands oil – the […] Read more >

How to Clean Our Air and Reduce Government Spending

7/8/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger In addition to cleaning up our air pollution that causes global warming, the American Power Act will reduce America’s federal government spending by $19 billion over 10 years. With record temperatures and America’s sending $1 billion […] Read more >