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Winds of Change

1/6/2011 // By Jen Mihills

Will 2011 be the year offshore wind comes to Maryland?  With the start of a new legislative session, clean energy advocates across the state are working hard to make it happen – and you can help. On Wednesday, January 12 […] Read more >

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In Cancun and Congress, Pressing for Clean Energy Jobs ASAP

12/9/2010 // By Joe Mendelson

  As the Cancun climate talks proceed in balmy 75 degrees weather, the U.S. Senate stands on the precipice of a vote on a controversial new tax bill. Unfortunately, key omissions in both the evolving international climate deal and the […] Read more >

Spider's Web Halloween costume from 2005

My Green Halloween Costumes

10/26/2010 // By Carla Brown

Every year at National Wildlife Federation’s Headquarters office, we hold a Halloween party with prizes for costumes. I like making costumes from recycled materials because of the intellectual challenge and inexpensive supplies. A few years ago, they even made a […] Read more >

Clean Energy Victory – Major Wind Project Gets Green Light

10/6/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

Today, Interior Sec. Salazar signed the lease for the Cape Wind energy project . Offshore wind is an important part of America’s clean energy future and the Obama administration’s announcement approves the nation’s first offshore wind farm, off the Massachusetts coast. […] Read more >

Great News on Clean Energy: Cape Wind Approved

4/29/2010 // By Miles Grant

In light of the Interior Department’s approval of Cape Wind, check out this cool picture of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar visiting a new wind farm in Utah. Read more >

FWS Submits Wind Turbine Guideline Recommendations to Interior Secretary

4/13/2010 // By germanom

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today transmitted a set of final recommendations on how to minimize the impacts of land-based wind farms on wildlife and its habitat to Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar. These recommendations represent the agreement […] Read more >

Are Green Jobs Programs Justified?

3/30/2010 // By NWF

By Ryan Newhouse Community colleges have shown that they are responsive to economic and industrial needs in the United States, and many have been adding, featuring or embedding elements of green technologies into their curriculum, preparing for a speculated green […] Read more >

Anti-Wind Power Study Traced to Polluter-Funded Front Group

3/29/2010 // By Miles Grant

ClimateWire followed the money on an anti-wind power study — and traced it back to Big Oil. Read more >

Using Mobile Phone Towers For Wind Power Generation

10/3/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

As the world moves toward lower carbon energy production it will cause us to look for power production opportunities in new places including cell towers. This is particularly important for areas where electric distribution is limited. Paul Ridden of Gizmag.com […] Read more >

Is US Falling Behind In Green Energy Race?

8/4/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

Two U.S. business leaders think we are and that we must do something about it: Green Stocks Central.com reports: “[August 3rd] in the Washington Post, General Electric (GE) CEO Jeff Immelt and famed venture capitalist John Doerr wrote an op ed […] Read more >