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Earth Day Flashback: 30 Years of Working to Preserve PA’s Wildlife

This column by Larry Schweiger, then president & CEO of the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, originally ran in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on April 23, 2000, marking the 30th annual Earth Day. …

Pittsburgh’s Promise: A Green Revitalization

And we’re live from Pittsburgh at the G20! The National Wildlife Federation is hosting a forum this morning focusing on the lessons of Pittsburgh’s green jobs revival. It’s a subject …

Clean Energy Images from G20

Greenpeace activists hung from one of Pittsburgh’s many bridges to unfurl a huge banner reading “Climate Destruction Ahead: Reduce CO2 Emissions Now.” Seemed to be effective at getting the message …

Waking Up to Bold Coffee and Bold Climate Action

I’m in Pittsburgh this week, covering some G20 events for the National Wildlife Federation. Went down to get some coffee this morning (Starbucks Anniversary Blend – just OK, but better …

Not Allowed in “Families for Coal” Group: Families

I hopped in the National Wildlife Federation Prius yesterday to drive from our headquarters in Reston, VA to the Netroots Nation blogger conference here in Pittsburgh, PA. Every 30 miles …

New Jobs at Solar Mirror Plant in Pittsburgh

If Congress enacts a new energy policy that caps global warming pollution, America could produce millions of new clean energy jobs like the jobs being created at the new solar …

Into the Belly of the Beast – Schweiger Takes on…

Real leadership is uncomfortable. It involves the willingness to do whatever it takes to promote truth – even if it means walking right into enemy territory – right into the …

Kids and Wildlife – A Perfect Big Screen Combination

As a young boy, my two brothers and I spent much of our free time playing in a forested area called Fox Ridge twelve miles north of Pittsburgh. It was …

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