July, 2007

House Energy Vote Approaches

A few weeks ago, the U.S. Senate passed their version of an Energy Bill, drawing up a blueprint for America’s energy use in the coming year. Now the House of … Read more

Blighting Plants, Choking Lungs, Warming World Among Smog's Effects

A new study finds that ground-level ozone, which is produced by the burning of fossil fuels, may worsen global warming by preventing the growth of new plants that would otherwise … Read more

Stronger Link Found between Hurricanes and Global Warming

Using records dating back to the mid-1800s, a new study finds a correlation in the number of Atlantic hurricanes and the increase in sea surface temperature related to global warming.  … Read more

Senators Boxer and Isakson See Global Warming Up Close

Senators Barbara Boxer and Johnny Isakson along with a bipartisan group of 10 of their colleagues recently visited Greenland to see the effects of global warming up close.  Read more … Read more

Boxer Sees Global Warming up Close

Check out this article on the trip Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) recently took to Greenland: WASHINGTON Leading a bipartisan delegation of 10 colleagues to Greenland, Sen. Barbara Boxer said today … Read more

Bright idea: Calculate your footprint

By now it’s likely that most of the environmentally-aware have used an online carbon calculator at some point.  Most calculators take into account how much you drive, where you live, … Read more

Iowa, it’s been real!

Hey everyone. We made it! Our Team NWF rode from Rock Rapids to Bellevue, IA in 7 days – 477 official miles, but more like 500 when you count getting … Read more

Hi from Lamont, IA!

Team NWF’s cycling team is moving through Lamont, IA this morning, on our way to Dyersville tonight, about 65 miles from last night’s campsite in Independence. We had quite a … Read more

Time to Start Building an Ark, Seattle?

NWF’s latest and greatest report, Sea-Level Rise and Coastal Habitats in the Pacific Northwest, is getting news hits all over the place, including the Seattle Times, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Tacoma News … Read more

Global Warming in Greenland, DAY 4