February, 2010

Sen. Graham: We Need “A Bet On Cleaner Air”

Three key senators — Lindsey Graham, John Kerry & Joe Lieberman — are working to craft a clean energy & climate bill that can make it over the 60 vote … Read more

Teaming With Wildlife – Sportsmen and Women Speaking Up for Wildlife

By Larry J. Schweiger I was privileged to join with 20 of National Wildlife Federation’s state affiliates and many others on Wednesday night in Washington DC to celebrate Teaming with … Read more

Mississippi Students Want Cleaner Air and A Brighter Future

By Larry J. Schweiger I had a wonderful time today at Millsaps College in Mississippi talking with about 60 students interested in what they can do to protect their future … Read more

Front Group with Fake Members Attacking the Clean Air Act

By Larry J. Schweiger Check out the intriguing blog posted by my colleague Miles Grant on a front group with fake members backed by polluter money that is attacking the … Read more

Actually, Knowledge Is “The Gas of Life”

South Dakota’s House passed a resolution calling for “balanced” teaching of global warming in the state’s public schools. The 36 state representatives who supported HCR 1009 believe that “carbon dioxide is not a pollutant…Many scientists refer to carbon dioxide as ‘the gas of life’”. Read more

Hip Hop Caucus Clean Energy Now! Bus Tour Wraps-Up On Capitol Hill

On Wednesday, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson joined the tour with Members of Congress and celebrities to lead the rally, encouraging people to rebuild our economy, regain our communities and restore our planet. Read more

“Teaming With Wildlife” Honors Congressional Champions

Last night in the Hart Senate Office Building, the Teaming With Wildlife coalition hosted a reception to celebrate some of the past year’s top achievements — and look ahead to … Read more

Climate Activists Stake Out Polluter Lobbyist Fundraiser

Check out this video of Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), co-author of the Dirty Air Act arriving at a fundraiser organized by polluter lobbyists at a swank DC restaurant. Youth activists were waiting outside with surgical masks & “Dirty Air Act” signs as Murkowski hurried past. Read more

A Fresh Dose of the Same Old Denial

If I kept pushing a phony scandal that had been thoroughly debunked by the Associated Press months ago, wouldn’t it ruin my credibility? So why do climate deniers like Sen. … Read more

Valerie Villegas, Culinary Institute of America

Low on Emissions, Big on Taste

By Elisabeth Bailey “We grew lots of baby vegetables this year,” said Christopher Koetke, dean of culinary arts at Kendall College, “and several varietals of each vegetable, so that students … Read more