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Boxer Pushes to Move Senate Climate Bill Forward

10/29/2009 // By Miles Grant

Denier in chief Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) is threatening to try to block the Clean Energy Jobs & American Power Act, the historic clean energy & climate legislation before the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee. But Sen. Barbara Boxer […] 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 >

Still Think Climate Change Is Just For Treehuggers?

10/27/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

For those who might still think that climate change only matters to treehuggers, check out what some courageous leaders from communities on the front lines of climate impacts said as they are in Washington, D.C. today to ask their Senators […] 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 >

We’re in Our Best Position Ever for Federal Legislation to Safeguard Wildlife From Climate Change

10/27/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

Download TESTIMONY OF LARRY SCHWEIGER-10-28-09 Tomorrow I’ll be testifying in front of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on the need to safeguard wildlife and natural resources and the essential services they provide to every American from the disastrous […] Read more >

Get Ready…We’re Up Next

10/16/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

I was glad to see renewed momentum this week for bipartisan Senate action on an energy and climate bill. President Obama said yesterday at a New Orleans town hall meeting that the White House is ready to fight for a […] 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 >

Make the Call Today

10/1/2009 // By Julia Marden

All week we’ve been talking about the wildlife and wild places that need your help. Frogs are dying out. National parks face threats from severe drought and storms. Bears can’t hibernate the whole winter. So here’s what you can do […] Read more >

Can We Learn from Bears?

9/30/2009 // By Christy Leckburg

Hibernating bears have been an overlooked phenomenon for too long. If we could isolate and reproduce their chemistry, it would be a huge leap for health and science. Fortunately, scientists have begun studying bears for the benefit of human health; however, […] Read more >