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The National Wildlife Federation is one of several conservation organizations sponsoring this new ad: Tell Interior Secretary Ken Salazar: No more oil spills, especially in critical polar bear habitat. Read more >
In this week’s NWF Climate Capsule video, lessons we didn’t learn from the Exxon Valdez, NWF’s call to revoke newly-issued deep water drilling permits & BP’s donation to one of its most prominent defenders.
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The iconic polar bear already faces many threats- from melting sea ice, shrinking food supply, and climate change. The polar bear was even listed as a threatened species is 2008. To make matters worse, Shell Oil may soon start drilling… Read more >
The oil spill forecast is now looking like some of the worst-case scenarios we’ve been hearing. Read more >
Two major reminders about how urgent it is for America to break its addiction to oil.
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New Proposed Fuel Source Increases Threat to Wildlife, Public Lands and Water Drilling for oil and natural gas, and mining for coal, has already taken a dramatic toll on our country’s public lands, wildlife habitat and natural resources. Now Congress… Read more >
In the coming days, Congress begins voting on a new set of energy bills that if passed will be detrimental for wildlife and the natural resources we all depend on. The new package of energy legislation under consideration has come… Read more >
New Offshore Drilling Won’t Dig Us Out of the Hole So, big oil and friends are at it again: doing what they can to keep us hooked on fossil fuels for as long as possible. President Bush’s announcement on Monday… Read more >
Yesterday began with the environmental community’s less than favorite Senator, Jim “Hoax” Inhofe, proposing an amendment to require oil companies to build more refineries. (Nothing quite like requiring more oil infrastructure to keep us, entrenched in an oil economy). The… Read more >
Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) must be holding his breath right now. He recently broke ranks and voted for a bill to open up 8.3 million acres in Florida’s side of the Gulf of Mexico to oil and gas drilling. He… Read more >