August, 2009

MSNBC Profiles the Wildlife Center of Virginia

This video from MSNBC features the National Wildlife Federation’s Doug Inkley: Visit for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy Read more

Bipartisan Leadership From Mark Udall and John McCain

I want to compliment Sens. Mark Udall and John McCain for coming together in Estes Park, Colorado yesterday and pledging to work together in a bipartisan way to combat climate … Read more

New NWF Report: Heat Waves Threaten Cities, Farmers, Wildlife

The National Wildlife Federation issued a new report today, More Extreme Heat Waves: Global Warming’s Wake Up Call. From USA Today’s coverage of the report: The nation is headed for … Read more

Seeing Stars, Saving Energy

NWF August 25, 2009 In 1992, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency introduced ENERGY STAR as a voluntary labeling program that identifies and promotes energy-efficient products in order to reduce greenhouse … Read more

Let the Light In: Sunlight, That Is

NWF August 25, 2009 Lights are being switched off in the Automotive Training Center at Manchester Community College (MCC) in Manchester, NH. But students won’t be tinkering on vehicles in … Read more

Green Jerseys: Sustainability on the Field

NWF August 25, 2009 Tailgates and barbecues hardly seem conducive to a green revolution, but college football games may be one of the next big fronts in campus greening initiatives. … Read more

Anticipating Rising Seas: Wildlife Trust in UK Plans For New Inland Refuge

The Norfolk Wildlife Trust has filed a plan to create an inland wetland to protect rare bitterns.  This action  recognizes that salt water may soon be degrading coastal freshwater reed beds … Read more

Akron, Ohio: Seizing The Climate of Opportunity

The Akron Beacon Journal published this editorial Climate of Opportunity about my recent presentation to 500 business people at the Akron Roundtable. My thanks go to Fran Buchholzer, a longtime … Read more

Migration Begins!

August is waning and school is about to start.  Even though it’s technically still summer for another whole month, fall migration is already beginning for some species. The change of … Read more

International Youth Leaders: Make Enviro Education Mandatory

The United Nations Environment Program is currently hosting the Tunza International Children and Youth Conference in South Korea, the biggest-ever youth gathering on global warming. The title “tunza” is a … Read more