Conservation

Corn Can't Solve Our Problem

Biofuels have the potential to be an important source of energy in the near future, but all biofuels are not created equal. This article explores the downfall of using corn … Read more

GOP Should Catch Up With Constituents

Despite opposition from two key Republicans, this article describes how Republican voters are far ahead of their elected officials who are in danger of losing support as a result of … Read more

Public Opinion on Global Warming

With the recent attention raised by Al Gore’s Oscar-Award winning documentary and testimony, the findings of the IPCC, and widespread media attention, global warming is clearly one of the hottest … Read more

Grassroots Victory on Capitol Hill for Tackling the Climate Crisis

Yesterday was an incredible day on Capitol Hill. I had the privilege to attend, along with many others, the special hearings held by the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives … Read more

Al Gore a Star in Return to Capitol Hill

On March 21st Al Gore testified in front of House and Senate Committees on the importance of taking legislative action to combat global warming.  Read this article from the San … Read more

Climate Crisis Action Day

I just got back to the office from the Climate Crisis Action Day.  The event, which took place today from 11am-1pm on the west capitol lawn, had a great turnout … Read more

Alaskan Teens Shedding Light on Global Warming Solutions

Teenagers with the National Wildlife Federation’s Alaska Youth for Environmental Action (AYEA) recently started a great campaign to get Alaska residents to reduce their global warming pollution with the 3-2-1 … Read more

New Hampshire Towns Press Washington on Warming

Citizens of New Hampshire, the state that holds the first primary in the presidential race, are using their unique position to influence the national global warming debate by passing resolutions … Read more

Warming Imperils Maryland Species Scientists Fear Loss Of Baltimore Oriole, Native Brook Trout

Maryland’s state bird, the Baltimore oriole, may be gone from the state within the century if the temperature continues to rise.  Check out this story in the Washington Post on … Read more

Administration Reinterprets ESA

Source: Tired of losing lawsuits brought by conservation groups, the Bush administration issued a new interpretation of the Endangered Species Act that would allow it to protect plants and animals … Read more