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Climate Change Threatens Our Waterways

8/11/2015 // By Jim Murphy

Few resources are more vital to wildlife and our enjoyment of the outdoors than our waterways.  Like many people, my passion for the outdoors started with a relationship with a treasured waterway, spending summers boating, fishing, swimming and watching ducks …

Artist's rendering of Fenway Park underwater (ELM Action Fund)

Fragile Fenway: Climate Change Puts Historic Red Sox Ballpark at Risk

10/30/2013 // By Miles Grant

The World Series returns to Fenway Park tonight with the Boston Red Sox leading the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2. I live in Fairhaven, MA and I’m blogging right now with my Jason Varitek jersey on. With just one win, the Red …

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President Obama Golfs With Oil Execs During Weekend of Climate Rally

2/21/2013 // By Kendall Mackey

When it Comes to Climate, Wildlife Supporters Advocate for Birdies NOT Bogeys This past weekend, something remarkable happened — more than 35,000 people came to Washington D.C. from all over the country to make sure President Obama heard our message: …

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Climate-Fueled Sea Level Rise Already Impacting America, Scientists Tell Congress

4/19/2012 // By Miles Grant

From threatened power plants to overflowing sewers, scientists testifying before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee today say sea level rise fueled by global warming is already costing Americans money and threatening our health. The hearing, Impacts of Rising …

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Climate Change Jeopardizes Our Energy Systems

4/18/2012 // By Amanda Staudt

The U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources is holding two interesting hearings related to climate change and energy infrastructure. First, on Thursday April 19, the committee will hear from several experts about the impacts of rising sea level …

Avoiding “Waterworld 2” – Miami-Dade preparing for climate change

11/17/2010 // By Derek Brockbank

As much as we all loved Kevin Costner with gills and post-apocalyptic Dennis Hopper and a herd of henchmen on jet-skis, Waterworld is best kept to a 1995 vision of the year 2500, not a 21st Century reality.  Plus, Waterworld’s gargantuan …

Is An Underwater Nation Still A Nation?

8/31/2010 // By Miles Grant

As the sea swallows its shores, when does a country cease to be a country? That’s what the New York Times asks this week: If a country sinks beneath the sea, is it still a country? That is a question …

Climate Change Hits Home

3/17/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger Climate change is hitting home, here and now, in some ways that maybe you might not have expected.  Check out this video.

Anticipating Rising Seas: Wildlife Trust in UK Plans For New Inland Refuge

8/24/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

The Norfolk Wildlife Trust has filed a plan to create an inland wetland to protect rare bitterns.  This action  recognizes that salt water may soon be degrading coastal freshwater reed beds that are currently home to the birds. The new area …

NWF Climate Scientist on Latest Sea Level Rise Models

3/25/2009 // By Miles Grant

Dr. Amanda Staudt, National Wildlife Federation climate scientist, discusses some alarming new data on global warming’s impact on sea levels: Learn more at

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