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Boxer Reaches Out to Republicans on Clean Energy Bill

11/2/2009 // By Miles Grant

New developments for the Senate clean energy & climate bill — Barbara Boxer is reaching out to Republicans. Read more >

Hearing Raises New Questions About Coal Lobby Group

10/29/2009 // By Miles Grant

The House Select Committee for Eneregy Independence & Global Warming held a hearing this morning on the coal lobby letter fraud. A firm called Bonner & Associates sent phony letters to three members of Congress opposing the American Clean Energy […] Read more >

NWF’s Larry Schweiger to Testify on Capitol Hill

10/28/2009 // By Miles Grant

National Wildlife Federation President & CEO Larry Schweiger is set to testify before the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee today. Here’s what Larry wrote on his blog yesterday previewing the hearing: I’ll be testifying in front of the Senate […] Read more >

Can All Senators Hear Growing Clamor for Clean Energy?

10/27/2009 // By Miles Grant

I spent the day watching the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee’s hearing on the Clean Energy Jobs & American Power Act. But while I listened to Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) deny even basic climate science, what was most remarkable […] Read more >

New Video: Why the Clean Energy Jobs Act Matters

10/27/2009 // By Miles Grant

Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) released this video today on the Kerry-Boxer Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act: Read more >

What’s Next for Senate Clean Energy Jobs Act?

10/14/2009 // By Miles Grant

I just stopped by the office of Joe Mendelson, the National Wildlife Federation’s global warming policy director, to get his take on this weekend’s game-changing guest editorial in the New York Times from Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) and Sen. Lindsey […] Read more >

Al Gore Predicts Passage of Senate Clean Energy Jobs Act

10/13/2009 // By Jeff Alexander

Former Vice President Al Gore predicted Friday that the U.S. Senate will soon approve the Clean Energy Jobs Act that will cut carbon pollution that contributes to climate change. Speaking at the Society of Environmental Journalists annual conference in Madison, […] Read more >

Flat Earth Society Meeting (Free Box Lunch!)

10/8/2009 // By Miles Grant

Has there ever been such a gathering of global warming denying astroturf groups in one place? Friday's meeting of the Flat Earth Society on Capitol Hill may be breaking a dubious record. It's titled, "President Obama to be challenged on […] Read more >

The Future is In Our Hands

10/7/2009 // By Jennifer Jones

Sometimes change happens in small shifts, sometimes in a bit of an earthquake. So there we were on the same day Senators Kerry and Boxer released the Clean Energy and American Power Act for Senate consideration, the CIA announced a […] Read more >

New Momentum for Clean Energy & Climate Action

9/30/2009 // By Miles Grant

Just got back from the big event on the East Lawn of the Capitol to unveil the Senate’s Clean Energy Jobs & American Power Act! Here’s what Joe Mendelson, NWF’s global warming policy director, had to say about the bill: […] Read more >