November, 2009

Inhofe Insults Pro-Energy Reform Veterans

Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) has a name for those veterans: Attention hogs.
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NWF Partners with the Marine Corps Toys for Tots Foundation

The National Wildlife Federation is proud to partner with the U.S. Marine Toys for Tots Foundation to help provide needy children with new, unwrapped toys this holiday season. And you … Read more

A Climate for Change: A Good New Read

Two noted evangelicals have written a book on climate change from a science and faith perspective: Katharine Hayhoe and Andrew Farley’s A Climate for Change: Global Warming Facts for Faith-Based … Read more

Seven Safe Ways For Kids To Have More Outdoor Play Time

Today's parents are concerned about the safety of their children when they are playing outdoors.  There is more traffic on the streets and more worries about other harms befalling them such … Read more

Bays and Lakes: We Can Help Our Kids Develop A Sense of Place

Last week the House Natural Resources Committee voted 22 to 13 to send an important new piece of legislation to the House floor.  It received strong support from the National … Read more

‘Generation E’ Leading Campus Sustainability Revolution

NWF’s Campus Ecology program has released its anticipated study of Generation E: Students Leading for a Sustainable, Clean Energy Future, which highlights the unique and critical role college students play … Read more

Outdoor Kids: Family Traditions

Two years ago, I started a family tradition of doing something outside with everyone together for the holidays. Each year, I propose a different activity, and we create memories together: … Read more

Highlight of the Week: Arctic Sea Ice Slow to Recover, Near Record November Low

Seasonal Arctic sea-ice recovery has been slower than many hoped this fall, erasing modest gains achieved during the relatively cool summer.  Daily observations of sea-ice extent this November are currently below the levels for … Read more

Economic Message of the Week: Study: Billions for Farmers in Energy Bill

Climate and energy legislation, passed recently by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee and now up for broader deliberation, could benefit most major American crops and generate up to $13 billion … Read more

Global Warming Skews Record Temperature Distribution

According to a new study to be published in Geophysical Research Letters, global warming is distorting the ratio of record high temperatures to record low temperatures in the continental United States.  Record high … Read more