Miles Grant’s Archive

Principals for Change Roll Into DC

Here’s a guest post from NWF communications intern Max Greenberg! Just a couple of weeks after Rolling Thunder roared through Washington, a very different kind of ride hit town. Not … Read more

Plant a Tree, Grow a Job

Got this email recently from Jeremy Symons, the National Wildlife Federation’s senior vice president for conservation and education: I was returning from a meeting in Congress a week ago and … Read more

NWF’s Larry Schweiger on the American Clean Energy & Security Act

Via the ClimateOne blog, here’s a clip of National Wildlife Federation President & CEO Larry Schweiger talking about how the Waxman-Markey bill affects international climate treaty negotiations coming up in … Read more

Morning Joe on Clean Energy

Via ThinkProgress’ Wonk Room, MSNBC’s Morning Joe talks about the economic opportunities of clean energy: Visit for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy Read more

Flat Earth Society Meets in DC

The debate over climate change in America has long since moved past the questions of “Is the planet warming?” (yes) and “Is man-made pollution to blame?” (it is) to “What … Read more

A Different Kind of Solar Power

Very cool story out of California today, where the $3.5 billion National Ignition Facility is set to open. Among its functions – generate energy the same way the sun does: … Read more

An Urgent Call to Protect America’s Waterways

Over at Huffington Post, Steve Fleischli says America’s waterways are under attack — and that Congress needs to act: In Southern California, the battle has taken center stage on the … Read more

NRDC’s Destination: Greenland

The Natural Resources Defense Council’s OnEarth magazine is featuring Destination: Greenland, tracking two explorers as they make their way across Greenland’s Humbolt Glacier. The story features a daily diary with … Read more

“The Empress of the Docks”

The Washington Post has a fascinating profile today of a DC naturalist: In the long tradition of American self-reliance — that urge to eschew social conventions for a simpler life … Read more

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