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The sprawling oil and gas industry, our nations largest emitter of methane, disturb pronghorn habitat (photo: BLM New Mexico)

Voluntary Methane Regulations Not Enough to Protect Wildlife

Methane pollution from the oil and gas industry is a potent agent of climate change. It is a precursor to the ozone-containing smog marring some of our greatest western landscapes, …

Moose in the Snow

2015 State of Union Provides New Hope for Protecting Wildlife From Climate Change

Last year, after the President’s State of the Union Address, I wrote a blog expressing cautious optimism about his agenda on climate change.  I talked about my two young kids, …

A new plan directs federal land managers to map out where development should and should not occur on public lands. NWF/Judith Kohler

Clean Power Plan Heightens Need for Methane Regulations

The Obama Administration took historic action to combat climate change with the release of their Clean Power Plan on June 2nd, 2014. This important plan establishes first-ever limits on the …

biker on mesa

Don’t Let Congress Silence Sportsmen

Public land use is a balancing act. Developing oil and gas resources on public lands requires careful planning and robust conversations. Hunters, anglers, and wildlife enthusiasts depend on public lands …

The Need to Get It Right on Climate Change

What harm would fracking do to that precious commodity -- beer? Flickr: Mezzoblue

Governor, think of the beer!

Burning Concern: Drought-Driven Wildfires Generating Pollution

Oil refinery in Chalmette, Louisiana. (Courtesy of

Bad Air Day: EPA Holds Hearings on Oil and Gas Air Pollution Standards

Tapping oil and natural gas is part of America’s energy portfolio, but it can come at an unhealthy price for air, water, and wildlife. The Environmental Protection Agency(EPA) is holding …

Arctic Fox, via Billy Linblom/Flickr

Climate Capsule: Keeping it Cool and Clean

Happy August Recess Climateers! If your office is as quiet as mine take a minute to watch this trailer for an amazing new film on Climate Refugees, and check out …

Weekly News Roundup – August 12, 2011

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s National Wildlife Federation news: DOE Panel Calls for Action to Address …

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