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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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