September, 2007

The Chesapeake Bay and Global Warming

The National Wildlife Federation just released a report on the impacts of global warming on one of America’s most cherished regions, “The Chesapeake Bay and Global Warming: A Paradise Lost … Read more

Arctic Ice Has Shrunk to Record Low

New satellite images have shown that Arctic sea ice has shrunk to the smallest size on record, down to 1 million square miles from 1.5 million square miles in 2005. … Read more

Already Seeing the Changes

The Washington Post reports that the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge in Maryland is already feeling the affects of climate change. Thousands of acres of wetlands have become encroached by sea … Read more

We are hiring!

The National Wildlife Federation’s Campus Ecology team is now hiring! We are seeking a dynamic and dedicated worker to join the award-winning education team as our eNews Coordinator. Job Duties … Read more

U.S. judge throws out state global-warming suit against automakers

A federal judge in San Francisco has thrown out a lawsuit that the California state attorney general filed against the six largest automakers, in what had been billed as a … Read more

Climate Change Brings Risk of More Extinctions

Around the world, scientists have found that climate change is altering natural ecosystems, making profound changes in the ways that animals live, migrate, eat and grow. Click here for this … Read more

Judge rejects automakers’ bid to scrap state emission rules

State rules on greenhouse gas emissions don’t conflict with federal mileage standards and automakers should be able to develop the technology to meet them, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. Click … Read more

Pelosi sees higher mileage standards combating global warming

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday that making the United States energy independent is directly connected to combating global warming, and conservation measures such as higher mileage standards for automobiles … Read more

Our Children Deserve Environmental Education

An unintended consequence of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) emphasis on math and reading is that more and more schools are leaving environmental education behind. Many schools have abandoned environmental education programs to invest more time and resources in math and reading instruction. Read more

Chill Out is back!!

Are you tackling global warming on campus?  Then you need to Chill Out! National Wildlife Federation’s Chill Out: Campus Solutions to Global Warming competition is back and its bigger than … Read more

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