renewable energy

Offshore Wind Bill Returns, Thanks to Bipartisan Collaboration

It takes a strong and innovative leader to look into a tangled web of challenges and see where intersections offer opportunity.  The National Wildlife Federation congratulates Senators Tom Carper (D-DE) …

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New Bill Lays Out Responsible Development of Renewable Energy on Public Lands

  Today, a bipartisan group of Western representatives and senators introduced the Public Lands and Renewable Energy Development Act of 2013. I am feeling giddy. Let me tell you why. …

Will New Interior Secretary Put Conservation On Equal Ground with Energy?

  On Wednesday, President Barack Obama nominated Sally Jewell, CEO for the outdoor outfitter REI, as successor to Ken Salazar as Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior.  Conservation …

America Must Lean into the Wind on Clean Energy

This week, the Washington Post called America’s pursuit of offshore wind energy a “tortured process” mired in uncertainty and challenges. While that is one way to describe it, National Wildlife …

Momentum Growing for Maryland Offshore Wind

Yesterday, more than 80 Marylanders crowded into a standing-room only hearing for the Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013. The House Economic Matters Committee hearing was the latest show of public …

Sandy’s Mandate: Time to Get Serious About Clean Energy

In the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, it is more important than ever for Americans to rethink our energy choices. Devastating extreme weather events are becoming far too common, with tragic …

[VIDEO] Our Clean Air Future / Roundtable Discussion in Pennsylvania

National Wildlife Federation recently organized a roundtable in State College, Pennsylvania, focused on climate change and renewable energy solutions.  A recent Zogby Analytics poll shows that as Americans see the impacts of climate-fueled …

How are community colleges advancing greener careers and campuses?

The Greenforce Initiative, a partnership of National Wildlife Federation and Jobs for the Future, hosted a virtual summit last Friday, November 2 – Advancing Greener Careers and Campuses. The summit hosted …

Voting YES to Renewable Energy in Michigan

The Great Lakes were too hot this summer. From Lake Michigan hitting 82 degrees in July to Lake Superior running 15 to 20 degrees above average–the lakes are showing the …

Wind energy is just one of many alternative and renewable energies available to reduce fossil fuel consumption.

Stand Up and Fight! Five Good Reasons Why Coal Export is a National Issue

It’s time to tackle coal export nationwide! While the first battles are being fought in the West, coal export is a national issue worth paying attention to. Here are five …

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