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The Only People Not Talking About the Weather are Running for President

10/1/2012 // By Jennifer Janssen

Everyone is talking about the weather, except for two people who both happen to be running for president, as  CBS points out in their article on why global warming matters in the election. The Candidates’ Positions on Climate Change President …

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Chimney Rock, America’s New National Monument

9/21/2012 // By Bentley Johnson

Chimney Rock, one of America’s unique natural wonders, received a special designation today from President Obama—it is our nation’s newest National Monument. Native Americans, conservationists, preservationists, and local business owners are excited by this decision, and for good reason. By using …

Aerial of Suncor Millenium Mine,  north of  Fort  McMurray, Canada.

Keystone XL: Don’t Ignore Climate Change 400k Americans Tell Feds

8/3/2012 // By Kendall Mackey

The U.S. State Department has received a second application from TransCanada to build the Keystone XL pipeline, or as I like to refer to it—the zombie pipeline. The Obama administration has already given the green light to the southern segment …

A bobcat on the prowl at Fort Ord National Monument (Flickr: Conservation Lands Foundation)

A Monumental Announcement for Fort Ord Wildlife

5/1/2012 // By Jenny Kordick

President Obama recently named Fort Ord America’s newest National Monument–an area encompassing nearly 15,000 acres of prime wildlife habitat in Monterey County, California.  A National Monument is a protected area that has significant natural, cultural, and scientific value and is …

Obama Takes Dangerous Wrong Turn on “Keystone Lite” Pipeline

3/21/2012 // By Peter LaFontaine

As President Obama works to end oil subsidies and promote renewable energy, he has taken a dangerous wrong turn by rushing to build the risky Keystone Lite pipeline, the southern leg of the controversial Keystone XL system.


EPA official says feds are winning Asian carp war

3/2/2012 // By Jeff Alexander

The federal government is winning the battle to keep Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes, according to an Obama Administration official. Cameron Davis, the Obama Administration’s point person on Great Lakes issues, told a group of conservation leaders this …

Obama Administration Hits the Accelerator for Responsible Offshore Wind Development

2/2/2012 // By Catherine Bowes

For too long, America has ignored an immense clean energy source sitting right off our shores. We’ve chosen to remain dependant on fossil fuels that cause dangerous air and water pollution, threaten our national security, and place future generations of …

Syncrude Aurora Oil Sands Mine, Canada.

The Dirty Money Influence Behind Keystone XL

1/12/2012 // By Peter LaFontaine

Big Oil’s friends on Capitol Hill aren’t going down without a fight — as long as the campaign contributions keep pouring in.

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El Prometo: A Promise We All Understand

1/4/2012 // By Kendall Mackey

Each year, everyone gets a fresh start and many choose to make a resolution to change their lives for the better. In 2012, President Obama has the opportunity to change our lives for the better by improving our air quality. …

Protesters carry an inflatable Keystone Xl pipeline around the White House during the Nov. 6th rally. (Photo: Marine Jaouen)

KXL Threat is Very Alive and Well

12/7/2011 // By Kendall Mackey

Big Oil Has Big Plans to Move Forward with KXL Delaying the Keystone XL pipeline project and the Canadian Northern Gateway pipeline, is a huge victory and a step toward ending our addiction to oil.  Both of these projects were delayed because …