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Big Momentum for Clean Energy Bill This Summer

President Obama made clear in a speech this week and Senate Majority Leader Reid (in a letter to committee chairs) said it’s time to move a clean energy bill this …

Carbon Free Girl Speaks for Wildlife

By Larry Schweiger Wildlife has a dedicated ally in Leilani Munter.  I spent this past week touring the Gulf region with National Wildlife Federation ambassador and green race car driver Leilani …

Will the Oil Spill Become America’s Moment to Embrace a Clean Energy Future?

By Larry J. Schweiger As I head back from the Gulf coast today, where I saw firsthand some of the terrible impacts of the BP oil disaster, I read Al …

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’”.

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New Financing Tools Help Push for Clean Energy

For anyone interested in serious reductions in global warming pollution on campus, the new report “Financing Sustainability on Campus,”written by Ben Barlow and edited by Andrea Putman, is an indispensable …

Clean Energy Week

It’s Clean Energy Week in Washington! The National Wildlife Federation is one of more than 100 businesses & organizations partnering on the week. The organizers of Clean Energy Week assert …

Obama: “Don’t Give Up” on Carbon Cap

  President Obama delivered a clear message to Senate Democrats yesterday — just because comprehensive clean energy & climate legislation is hard doesn’t mean it’s not worth doing: “Don’t give …

Sen. Graham Pushes Back Hard Against Half Measures

By Larry J. Schweiger Because he knows that America needs policies that promote energy independence and a cleaner, healthier environment, Sen. Graham pushed back hard today against half measures for …

Preserve the Clean Air Act’s Protections

By Larry J. Schweiger I posted this response “Preserve the Clean Air Act’s Protections” on National Journal’s blog in response to the following question: Should Congress Stop EPA? Sen. Lisa …

Clean Energy Works: How Cap & Trade Works

New Clean Energy Works video explains how a cap & trade system to curb global warming would work.

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