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A rooftop solar installation. Flickr photo by Intel Free Press.

States Should Move Forward with Clean Power Plan Compliance

Why? Because building a responsible, renewable energy economy is good for wildlife and good for the economy. It’s also our energy future. The Clean Power Plan is a critical step to …

Pronghorn. Photo from USFWS.

Clean Energy: Working for Wildlife

It is well known that the burning of fossil fuels releases carbon and other pollutants into the air when burned, which directly contribute to climate change and pose a dire …

Class Discussion on "No Light Left Behind"
Photo Credit: Allison Hubbard

Bryant University Student Brings Solar Energy to Campus

Guest post by Jessica May Vickers Almost fifteen months ago I felt both excitement and trepidation when I received the news that my application for No Light Left Behind, a …

Wind turbines on public lands. Photo by Nic Callero.

Montana supports Public Lands and Renewable Energy

Guest post by Hayley Connolly-Newman This week, Senator John Walsh signed on as co-sponsor of the Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Act (S. 279). This demonstrates several things to Montanans. …

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Three Wildlife-Friendly New Year’s Resolutions

NYC Eco-Schools Go Solar!


Starved Polar Bear: Too Shocking for Words

About 10 years ago, when I worked on a mercury pollution campaign, an industry representative challenged me and a toxicologist on whether mercury in fish is really that bad. In …

Collared Lizard by Sarah Waterworth

How Sunshine Powers the Lives of Wildlife

Solar power is cool. Well, I guess technically it’s hot. Either way, the sun is not only involved with creating energy for us, but it plays a critical role in …

Bull Elk by Richard Watson

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. …

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