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Salazar Announces Major Step Forward on Offshore Wind

8/17/2011 // By Catherine Bowes

Today, Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar joined Governor Lincoln Chafee and Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation for a press conference to announce a key step forward in the process to develop offshore wind energy in New England. There are significant […] Read more >

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North Carolina Farmers Add Wind to Crop, Harvest Economic Boom

7/26/2011 // By Miles Grant

Sprouting up among the wheat fields of northeastern North Carolina is a new cash crop: Wind-harvesting turbines. Read more >

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Climate Capsule: Turn Down the Heat

7/26/2011 // By Amanda Stone

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Wrong Pipeline, Wrong Oil Quote: Congressman Steny H. Hoyer Economic Story of the Week: Energy-Saving LEDs , Unstoppable Editorial of the Week: Sizzle Factor for a Restless Climate Bad News for Bears Clean […] Read more >

Offshore Wind is a Wise Investment

7/21/2011 // By Catherine Bowes

America’s offshore wind resources are immense, and it is time to get serious about bringing this significant, domestic clean energy source ashore.  National Wildlife Federation applauds Senators Carper (D-DE) and Snowe (R-ME) for their leadership in building a bipartisan coalition […] Read more >

Offshore Wind Power One Step Closer to Reality in U.S.

5/13/2011 // By Tony Iallonardo

Today, the Obama administration proposed to eliminate a speedbump on the road to clean wildlife-friendly energy.  The Interior Department said they are doing away with an unnecessary and redundant step in the procedures it uses to initiate the leasing process […] Read more >

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Climate Capsule: Kids Sue While Congress Squabbles

5/10/2011 // By Amanda Stone

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Showdown: Drill Bills vs. Billions in Tax Perks Quote: Ken Salazar, Interior Secretary Economic Story of the Week: Pain at the Pump, Who’s to Blame? Editorial of the Week: The Return of ‘Drill, […] Read more >

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Throwing Maryland’s Renewable Energy Goals in the Trash?

5/6/2011 // By NWF

Guest post by Jen Mihills. Maryland has an excellent tool for boosting clean energy in the state, and helping combat global climate change while reduce air pollution. The states Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard (RPS) requires electricity suppliers to secure 20% […] Read more >

Good Jobs and Clean Energy

3/11/2011 // By Jen Mihills

Marylanders are looking 10 miles off the coast for good jobs and clean energy.  The Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act is currently being considered in the General Assembly and has the support of labor unions and environmental organizations alike. With […] Read more >

Public Demand for Offshore Wind is Building

3/8/2011 // By Catherine Bowes

Americans are ready to get serious about renewable energy.  Today, NWF joined over 120 national, regional, and local organizations in sending a letter to President Obama calling for rapid, responsible development of our offshore wind energy resources. While battles rage […] Read more >

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Climate Capsule Week of February 14th

2/15/2011 // By George Ho

Welcome to the redesigned and online Climate Capsule, National Wildlife Federation’s weekly climate change newsletter! I look forward to any suggestions and feedback about the new look and feel, which aims to make catching up on global warming news faster, […] Read more >