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Key Senators to Unveil Clean Energy Bill

9/30/2009 // By Miles Grant

This morning in DC, Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) will detail their framework for comprehensive clean energy & climate legislation: The bill, which is still being revised, would make it easier for businesses to compensate for […] Read more >

180 Of The World’s Largest Investors (With $13 Trillion) Want Climate Legislation Passed

9/28/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

Wildlife has a whole bunch of new friends. As the Senate considers climate legislation and the world readies itself for the global climate negotiations in Copenhagen a powerful and welcome group of investment funds and banks are speaking out: Hermela Brook of Zikkir Business […] Read more >

The Frogs are Croaking

9/28/2009 // By Julia Marden

Here’s some bleak news for a Monday: Up to 1/3 of amphibians today are at risk for extinction, according to the Global Amphibian Assessment and a recent post to Bright Green Blog. Scientists think it has something to do with […] Read more >

NWF: New Fuel Efficiency Standards “Important and Overdue Step”

9/15/2009 // By Miles Grant

The Obama administration today unveiled stronger fuel efficiency standards for cars and trucks and tougher rules on vehicle greenhouse gas emissions: The administration estimated the requirements would cost up to $1,300 per new vehicle by 2016 — but that it […] Read more >

Tar Sands: NWF Memo to Editorial and Opinion Writers

8/21/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

National Wildlife Federation released the following memo today to editorial and opinion writers about the State Department’s approval of a multi billion dollar pipeline to import oil from Canadian tar sands in to the United States. These dirty fuels produce […] Read more >

Big Coal Denies Astroturfing by Citing…Astroturfing

8/18/2009 // By Miles Grant

Supporters of clean energy have been calling out front groups for polluters, who’ve been spending big money on ginning up phony opposition to the American Clean Energy and Security (ACES) Act. Now one of those front groups, the American Coalition […] Read more >

Key Clean Water Bill Moves Forward

6/18/2009 // By Miles Grant

Great news today from the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, which passed the Clean Water Restoration Act! It now heads to the full Senate. Here’s what Jan Goldman-Carter, the National Wildlife Federation’s wetlands and water resources counsel, had to […] Read more >

Plant a Tree, Grow a Job

6/11/2009 // By Miles Grant

Got this email recently from Jeremy Symons, the National Wildlife Federation’s senior vice president for conservation and education: I was returning from a meeting in Congress a week ago and saw the following “green jobs” scene, and thought I’d share […] Read more >

Waxman-Markey’s Renewable Energy Standard: Tough Enough?

5/14/2009 // By NWF

I’m one of the contributors over at the National Journal’s Energy & Environment Experts Blog. Here’s the question posed today: Does the [Waxman-Markey] proposal go far enough to promote the use of renewable electricity? Would all states reasonably be expected […] Read more >

Help Pass a Wildlife-Friendly Budget!

3/31/2009 // By Shreema Mehta

This week, Congress is discussing the budget resolution, which if passed will provide resources to support programs that protect our air, water, oceans, land and wildlife. In addition to providing resources that support these programs important for the public health […] Read more >