March, 2009

Deferring Climate Committments: An Issue of Costs or Priorities?

A new article in the Chronicle of Higher Education (sub. req.) profiles a minority trend that could, if economic conditions persist, become a majority problem. Scott Carlson reports that "about … Read more

Power Shift: Repowering Our Future

PowerShift 2009 was an exhilarating success this past week.  12,000 students from across the country expressed commitment to capping carbon emissions and transitioning to a clean energy economy that creates … Read more

Rallying at the Capitol for Power Shift ’09

The final event of Power Shift, which took place on a snowy, below-freezing day in Washington, DC, drew thousands of students to the Capitol for pre-scheduled visits to members of … Read more

50+ Nature Words Taken Out Of Dictionary

Picture this: A father and son are walking home from school. The boy bends down to blow on a dandelion. A classic image of childhood, wouldn’t you say? Once home, … Read more

Wildlife Watch Gets a Makeover

The National Wildlife Federation is proud to announce the launch of the newly redesigned Wildlife Watch   website. The Wildlife Watch website still has all the great features from the … Read more

Beyond Denial: Climate Opponents Resort to Making Stuff Up

Here's another story from the post-PowerShift rally outside DC's coal-fired power plant. It started as I was getting some video of a handful of "counter-protesters" from the ExxonMobil-funded Competitive Enterprise … Read more

Q & A with Kate Hofmann

Kate, a writer for Ranger Rick magazine, shares memories of her outdoor childhood.
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Great News: Endangered Species Act Restored!

The Endangered Species Act was returned to its old form today, when President Obama directed federal agencies to once again consult with independent scientists at the Fish and Wildlife Service … Read more

Power Shift: Repowering Our Future

PowerShift 2009 was an exhilarating success this past weekend, when youth from across the country met to express their message of bold, comprehensive and immediate federal climate action to Capitol … Read more

Coalition Successes: Great Lakes, Teaming With Wildlife In DC

Last week more than 120 citizen activists representing all eight Great Lakes states arrived in Washington, DC for the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition fly-in. After discussing upcoming legislative issues … Read more