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Windy Cities

Chicago isn’t the only city that will be known for the wind! Mayors along the coastal states are looking to protect their cities from the harsh effects of climate change. …

A New Home for Fish: How Offshore Wind Turbines Create Artificial Reefs

The fishing community cannot be characterized plainly. For many people – from anglers that fish recreationally to those who make their living from the seas – there is so much …

Offshore Wind Power Victories Demonstrate Clean Energy Pathway Protects People and Wildlife

The time for talk is over. The climate and wildlife crisis is getting worse every day (more floods, more polar ice caps melting, a million species at risk–the stories go …

A Big Deal for Right Whales

Today offers a unique reason for optimism that offshore wind power can rise to its full potential as a major new energy source for America. The developer of our first large-scale …

Scientists Call Attention to Biodiversity Zone

In a letter released today, 27 leading U.S. scientists called on the EU to implement safeguards on the EU’s new Renewable Energy Directive to ensure that biomass sourcing from forests …

National Wildlife Federation and Affiliates Call for Climate Leadership

Representatives from countries around the world are gathered the last two weeks and this week in Bonn, Germany at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s twenty-third Conference of …

Save Our ______

As Congress and the White House continue the process of crafting the Fiscal Year 2018 budget, funding for environmental and other federal programs essential to protecting wildlife, maintaining our clean …

Department of Energy Proposed Rule Designed to Prop up Dirty Coal

Under the guise of pushing “grid reliability,” Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry has urged the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), which regulates the interstate transmission of electricity, natural gas …

A Call to Action for Wildlife After the Paris Agreement Withdrawal

President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement is deeply disappointing, frustrating and, as National Wildlife Federation CEO Collin O’Mara stated, a “dereliction of duty.”  But dwelling on …

Maryland Approves Nation’s Largest Offshore Wind Development

Last week, the Free State took a huge step forward in transitioning to clean, renewable sources of energy. The Maryland Public Service Commission awarded offshore wind renewable energy credits (ORECs) …

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