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2015 State of Union Provides New Hope for Protecting Wildlife From Climate Change

1/21/2015 // By Jim Murphy

Last year, after the President’s State of the Union Address, I wrote a blog expressing cautious optimism about his agenda on climate change.  I talked about my two young kids, who I’ve been teaching to ski, with the hope that …

The Need to Get It Right on Climate Change

1/29/2014 // By Jim Murphy

Call me an optimist.  Despite dire warnings about the future of our winters (or lack thereof), I have spent the last couple years teaching my young children to ski—a joy that has made winters a time to relish, not dread.  …

A Great Week for Momentum on Climate

2/15/2013 // By Adeline Rolnick

We all know that climate change is the single largest threat facing wildlife.  And it’s getting worse: the 12 hottest years on record have all occurred in the last 15, extreme weather events are on the rise, and the disastrous  …

Weekly News Roundup – January 27, 2012

1/27/2012 // By Aislinn Maestas

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Coalition Grants Helping Groups Participate in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative January 26 – The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition …

President Barack Obama shakes hands with House Speaker John Boehner before delivering the State of the Union address, Jan. 25, 2011 (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

A Conservationist’s Preview to President Obama’s 2012 State of the Union

1/24/2012 // By Miles Grant

Will America invest in a clean economy that creates jobs, cuts pollution and protects public health, or continue our dependence on dirty fuels that threaten wildlife, weaken our energy security, and deliver massive profits for big polluters?

American-made Electric Cars: President Obama and High School Students Agree

1/26/2011 // By Mary Ellen Kustin

In last night’s State of the Union address, President Obama reiterated his goal to see 1 million plug-in and electric vehicles on the road by 2015.  Electric vehicles (EVs) are a great example of the potential of American innovation to …

Economic Progress Commands Commitment to Environmental Education, Green Jobs Training

1/26/2011 // By Patrick Fitzgerald

In last night’s State of the Union address, President Barack Obama pledged to fuel our economic recovery through clean energy investments, but if we do not integrate education with the environment, will cannot be competitive in the global clean energy economy.

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President Obama Calls For New Course on Energy

1/26/2011 // By Miles Grant

“Americans want bipartisan cooperation that leads to a cleaner, safer, more secure environment for our children and grandchildren,” said NWF’s Larry Schweiger.

NWF President: “It’s Time for Political Leadership”

1/28/2010 // By Miles Grant

Larry Schweiger, president & CEO of the National Wildlife Federation, submitted a guest post over at the Earth Day Network’s blog with his thoughts on President Obama’s State of the Union address.

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