Conservation

Hawaii Passes Law to Cap Emissions at 1990 Levels

With the passage of the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2007, Hawaii became the second state in the country to cap greenhouse gas emissions. The measure received bipartisan support in … Read more

Highlights from the IPCC Report

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its third and final report addressing possible ways emissions reductions can be achieved. The IPCC authors pointed to the areas of energy supply, … Read more

Study: Arctic Sea Ice Melting Faster

In a disturbing study, US researchers recently reported that Arctic sea ice is melting three times faster than many scientists project. “The Arctic is losing ice at an increasingly rapid … Read more

National Wildlife Federation Joins General Motors, Shell Oil, and Others in Call for Swift Action on Global Warming

On May 8th NWF joined a growing list of NGOs and powerful businesses as a part of the US Climate Action Partnership (USCAP). USCAP recommends that Congress establish mandatory emission … Read more

The Verdict Is In

So the verdict is in – if we start now, we can still stabilize greenhouse gas emissions and avoid catastrophic changes in our climate. So says the Intergovernmental Panel on … Read more

A Fine April

     Connection to nature can spark a passion for conservation that lasts a lifetime. And a citizenry literate and educated in conservation education will be equipped to successfully deal … Read more

It’s About People, Too

            Global warming has in some ways been mischaracterized.  It’s often thought about as simply an environmental problem.  This “ghettoizes” the issue.  Global warming is going to … Read more

Showing Us the Way

             Remember what it was like to be a student in spring?  There was so much to do – write term papers, study for finals, and there … Read more

Arctic Summer Sea Ice Gone by 2020?

A recent article “Global Warming Could Be Worse Than Thought” spotlighted findings from a British Royal Navy submarine, the HMS Tireless, that Arctic summer sea ice could be completely gone … Read more

Legislature Passes Bill Targeting Global Warming

In a bipartisan 37-10 vote this week Washington state passed a bill to curb the state’s pollution emissions.  Read this article to learn more about this legislation which will prohibit … Read more