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Extreme Heat in Summer 2010: A Window on the Future

8/11/2010 // By Miles Grant

Could the sweltering summer of 2010 be considered mild compared to the typical summers of the future? It depends on whether America & nations around the world act now to curb our global warming pollution. That’s the conclusion of a […] Read more >

As Heat Waves Grip East Coast, Revisiting Climate Connection

7/6/2010 // By Miles Grant

Here in the Washington, DC area, we’re experiencing our second brutal heat wave of the summer — and summer’s only a few weeks old. As NPR reported, it’s part of a national pattern: “Over the weekend, temperatures pushed into the […] Read more >

It’s National Wildlife Week on Wildlife Promise, and beyond!

3/15/2010 // By Amanda Cooke

It is National Wildlife Week, and NWF hopes children will take a walk on the wild side this week—and stay there, for their physical health and engagement with the natural world. Read more >

Still More Evidence Warming to Bring Stronger Hurricances

2/21/2010 // By Miles Grant

It seems like every day, we learn more evidence of the climate crisis and its impact on people. Today’s proof — a new repor from a special World Meteorological Organization panel of 10 experts in both hurricanes & climate change Read more >

New NWF Report Details Climate Change’s Impacts on Winter Weather

1/28/2010 // By Miles Grant

The National Wildlife Federation has issued a new report on how climate change is impacting winter weather. Read more >

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5 Tips to Stay Warm Outside In Winter

1/6/2010 // By Anne Cissel

It’s not bathing suit weather, but winter’s still a great season for outdoor fun. Be prepared! 1. Dress in Layers Wear several layers of clothing and peel them off if you get too warm. The heat captured in between the […] Read more >

Outdoor Kids: Rain Play

8/6/2009 // By Rebecca P. Cohen

On a hot summer day, sometimes its hard to keep up with new ways of staying cool. One may not have access to a pool, beach, or local swimming hole. Popsicles and trips down the slip ‘n slide seem to […] Read more >

Elephant Seals Use Robotics To Help Monitor Global Warming

7/8/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

They say that creatures often sense things happening to the environment before people. Here Elephant Seals are assisted by robotics — yup — ROBOTICS! CNN Technology Reports: “Elephant seals equipped with electronic tags and robotic mini submarines using sonar were […] Read more >

Universities, EPA Work to Cool Heat Islands

9/30/2008 // By NWF

By Ryan Newhouse If only all islands could be like those in a Jimmy Buffet song: warm, sunny, uncrowded and relaxed. Unfortunately, a new kind of island—while it usually qualifies as warm—is anything but peaceful. These smog-inducing, weather-changing islands are […] Read more >

Butte College Going Carbon Neutral without the Credits

9/30/2008 // By NWF

In 2005 Butte College flipped the switch and turned its campus on to solar power; just one in a series of efforts that the community college of 20,500 students has undertaken to be carbon neutral by 2015 (without relying on […] Read more >

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