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New Agency Decision Could Mean More Reliable Clean Energy, Sooner

As developers around the country race to take advantage of federal dollars to speed up wind and solar development to meet the U.S.’s climate goals, our electric grid struggles to … Read more

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First Year of Climate Law Shows Progress and Promise

One year ago, on August 16 2022, President Biden signed into law the most transformative investments in fighting climate change, environmental justice, and resource conservation ever. While much of the … Read more

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The State of the Public Lands: Five Issues to Watch in the Coming Year

When President Biden goes before Congress to deliver the annual State of the Union address, he’s expected to talk about the overall successes Congress and his administration have had in … Read more

Nation Mobilizes Offshore Wind Energy at Carolina Long Bay

On May 11th, as part of the Biden administration’s ongoing commitment to deploy 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) offered 110,091 … Read more

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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. … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more