The Senate may have a chance to redeem itself this week – at least in the eyes of clean energy advocates. On the heels of yet another defeat for the … Read more
Right Whales Hold Their Seat at the Table while Offshore Wind Power Moves Forward in New England
As a wildlife advocate working to advance clean energy, I spend a lot of time talking about “looking forward.” Today, I welcome an opportunity to celebrate this moment, and even … Read more
Senate Finance Committee Can Re-open the Door for Renewable Energy
On the last day of 2013, the wind power industry lost two important tax credits to an expiration date that never should have been set in the first place. The … Read more
Can Congress Renew Hope for Renewable Energy Development?
As the second session of the 113th Congress develops, it is my great hope that Congress can leave its abysmal bill passage record in the past. In 2013, Congress signed just … Read more
Weekly News Roundup: White House Champions of Change and More!
Climate Change vs. Big Cats From intimidating bears to fierce gators, mascots across the country are the face of any college athletic program. It is hard to not feel a … Read more
Obama Uses Pen to Protect California Shoreline: More on Way?
President Barack Obama promised in his State of the Union address to use his authority to protect “more of our pristine federal lands for future generations” to get around congressional … Read more
Weekly News Roundup: Whitfield Bill Prioritizes Polluters Over Wildlife and More News
The Final Countdown The proposed Keystone XL pipeline could significantly harm America’s treasured wildlife and wildlands. Join NWF in calling on President Obama and Secretary Kerry to reject Keystone XL. The decision … Read more
Snowy Owls, Farm Bill in the Weekly News Roundup–February 7, 2014
The Polar Vortex Brings Rare Snowy Owl Sightings No, it’s not Hedwig carrying your long awaited acceptance letter from Hogwarts, but recent rare sightings of snowy owls have inspired many … Read more
Congress’s Week-Long War on Wildlife
The House of Representatives may only be a month in to the new Congressional session, but they’ve wasted no time in mounting a week-long attack on wildlife and wild lands. … Read more
5 Ways the New Farm Bill is Good for Wildlife
The 2014 Farm Bill is closer than ever to becoming law; yesterday, House and Senate Agriculture committee leaders agreed on a final version of the farm bill that is a … Read more