February, 2009

Help NWF Decide On A New Website Design

While the NWF has been VERY busy protecting wildlife, saving habitat and connecting people with nature–some of us have also been working hard to make our website, www.nwf.org more user … Read more

Environmental Justice Takes Center Stage at Power Shift ’09 Opening Session

Power Shift, a conference and lobby event that aimed to bring 10,000 young people to the Capitol to take action on climate change and environmental degradation, took a turn for … Read more

Science Fair Project Ideas: Wildlife Watch

In springtime, countless parents, teachers and home school instructors look for fun, educational science projects to perform with their kids. Whether it is a one-time only exercise or a large-scale … Read more

Video: How Cap-and-Trade Works

Ever since President Obama called on Congress to pass a carbon cap, we've been getting questions about how a cap-and-trade system would work. Here's a short video explaining it, take … Read more

Bird Movements Reveal Global Warming Impacts

North American birds are moving northward and inland in response to global warming, according to a new in-depth report by the National Audubon Society. Analyses of citizen-gathered data from 40 … Read more

Healthy Forests Absorb 1/5 Of Global Warming Pollution

Tropical trees have grown bigger over the past half century and now absorb 20 percent of global warming pollution from the atmosphere, emphasizing the urgent need to preserve threatened forests, … Read more

U.S. Intelligence: Global Warming Threatens Security

The new head of U.S. intelligence and top adviser to President Barack Obama has reiterated that global warming is a top threat to the national security of the United States. … Read more

Study: Huge Electric Productivity Gap, Efficiency Alone Could Save States Money

Simply using energy more efficiently could narrow some state budget gaps, according to a new Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) report. Efficiency alone could cut 30 percent of U.S. electric use … Read more

Momentum For Climate Action Picks Up Steam In The Nation’s Capital

Momentum for comprehensive climate legislation is mounting in Washington, DC. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says he wants to introduce a bill to tackle global warming by the end of … Read more

President Obama: “It begins with energy.”

That was how President Obama introduced his roadmap for economic recovery last night in his first address to Congress (read the text or watch the video). The President knows we … Read more