Conservation

Scientists, conservationists push for wildlife protection in greenhouse gas bill

NWF collected signatures from a group of over 600 scientists, sending a letter to members of Congress asking them to work with urgency on legislation to reduce greenhouse gases and … Read more

Focus the Nation is launched!

On Jan. 30th, NWF sponsored the opening night webcast of the largest teach-in on global warming in history. The Focus the Nation Team now estimates that 3 million people participated … Read more

Decline in Snowpack Is Blamed On Warming

Water Supplies In West Affected Researchers reported the persistent and dramatic decline in the snowpack of many mountains in the West is caused primarily by human-induced global warming and is … Read more

Exxon's Profits: Measuring a Record Windfall

Exxon Mobil’s staggering $40.6 billion earnings for 2007 drive the truth home: There’s no business on the planet that gushes forth more profit than selling oil-nothing even close. Read the … Read more

A Double Standard?

I was struck by President Bush’s comment in the State of the Union address on Monday that the United States should complete an international agreement to reduce greenhouse gases only … Read more

Webcast Launches “Focus the Nation” Global Warming Teach-In

Last night, more than 10,000 people logged on to www.earthdaytv.net to watch the Focus the Nation webcast, sponsored in part by the National Wildlife Federation. How do we know how … Read more

Help Focus the Nation

Ready for largest nationwide climate teach-in history?   Tonight at 8 pm Eastern time, National Wildlife Federation will launch Focus the Nation with an orientation and kickoff 2% Solutions Web Cast … Read more

President Bush on Energy, the Environment and “Global Climate Change”

Tonight, President Bush delivered his final State of the Union address, continuing–in his own way–to call for solutions to confront global climate change. Nowhere, however, did he mention passing federal … Read more

Top Reporters Ignoring Climate Change

The climate crisis will be one of the biggest challenges facing the next president. But the top Sunday hosts don’t seem to think so. In 2007, they asked the presidential … Read more

Great Woes for the Great Lakes

Check out Kari Lyderson’s article in today’s Washington Post for a look at how decreased ice cover on the Great Lakes is impacting the shipping industry, outdoor recreation opportunities and … Read more