Congress

Key Senators to Unveil Clean Energy Bill

This morning in DC, Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) will detail their framework for comprehensive clean energy & climate legislation: The bill, which is still being … Read more

Your National Parks

Ken Burns’ 12-hour series on National Parks is turning a lot of attention towards America’s treasured wilderness and natural wonders. From Mount Rainier to the Everglades, our national parks exist … Read more

Another Company Abandons Clean Energy-Obstructing U.S. Chamber

Will the last one out of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce please shut off the lights? Last week, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. and New Mexico-based PNM Resources Inc. pulled … Read more

Taking Action Now: The Consequence Campaign

This week young people across America launched the Consequence Campaign.  They are demanding urgent Congressional action on a clean energy and climate plan that will create millions of new clean energy … Read more

Education for a Clean Energy Economy

As a former humanities student and avowed right-brainer, I sometimes wonder whether my education couldn’t have been more, well, useful. Don’t get me wrong: it was nice to spend four … Read more

Climate Takes Front Seat at Interior Dept.

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today issued a secretarial order launching a new strategy to address the current and future impacts of climate on America’s wildlife and natural resources. … Read more

3 Ways You Can Help the 7.6 Million Kids with Vitamin D Deficiency

A recent Washington Post article points out a growing problem among American children– Vitamin D deficiency, which can cause bone and heart ailments. You can get your Vitamin D from … Read more

Congressman Caveman: Solar Panel Smackdown!

Is your representative a member of the Caveman Energy Caucus? Find out at CongressmanCaveman.com. Read more

Tar Sands: NWF Memo to Editorial and Opinion Writers

National Wildlife Federation released the following memo today to editorial and opinion writers about the State Department’s approval of a multi billion dollar pipeline to import oil from Canadian tar … Read more

Water Pollution Dampens Summer Fun

August: the month where every spare moment is spent around water—swimming, fishing, boating, beachcombing. As summer wanes, you might consider how much clean streams, lakes and beaches mean to you … Read more