May, 2009

Obama on ACES

The House Energy & Commerce Committee passed the American Clean Energy and Security Act last night! Here’s President Obama’s reaction: I commend Chairman Waxman and the Members of the Energy … Read more

National Alliance of Forest Owners

Representatives from the National Alliance of Forest Owners were in Washington, D.C. this week to discuss renewable energy and climate change with Congressional leaders. National Wildlife Federation and National Alliance … Read more

ACES Scorecard & Updated Charts

Just a couple of quick updates on the American Clean Energy & Security Act (HR 2454), also known as Waxman-Markey. Is your member of Congress voting the right way on … Read more

Gore Gets Behind ACES

Politico reports Al Gore has been putting his political muscle behind the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009: Over the past few days, the former vice president and … Read more

The EPA Wants You

Over the past week, the EPA has heard testimony from celebrities like James Bond, scientists like Dr. Amanda Staudt, and concerned Americans from Northern Virginia to Washington’s Puget Sound. They’re … Read more

More Silliness from Shimkus

The House Energy & Commerce Committee is continuing the amendment process today for the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009. The committee's Republican leadership is introducing hundreds of … Read more

Pierce Brosnan Testifies at EPA Climate Forum

The Associated Press provides a full recap of yesterday’s Environmental Protection Agency public forum on the EPA finding that global warming is a threat to public health and welfare. Meanwhile, … Read more

Climate Change is a Matter of National Security

Addressing climate change isn’t just an environmental issue. It’s a national security imperative. A report released today entitled Powering America’s Defense: Energy and the Risks to National Security highlights warnings … Read more

Virginia Members: Congress Must Pass Climate Legislation

During the lunch break of today’s Environmental Protection Agency hearing, the National Wildlife Federation joined several other environmental groups to host a news conference on the need for Congress to … Read more

Video: NWF’s Dr. Amanda Staudt on Need for Climate Action

Dr. Amanda Staudt, a climate scientist with the National Wildlife Federation, just testified at today’s Environmental Protection Agency hearing on climate change. I caught up with her outside the hearing … Read more