Green Roofs Yield Climate and Habitat Benefits on Campus

  The Ford Motor Company has enjoyed the media spotlight for installing an extensive 10.4 acre green roof atop its Dearborn, Michigan assembly plant. Less well known, however, may be … Read more

Will Climate Savvy Graduates Enjoy an Edge in the Job Market?

According to a report published by Dr. Daniel Kammen and other researchers at the University of Berkeley in April 2004, “Putting Renewables to Work: How Many Jobs Can the Clean … Read more

New Study Launches Campus Climate Challenge

The National Wildlife Federation’s President, Larry Schweiger, joined Campus Climate Challenge partners and a number of U.S. higher education leaders on October 19th in announcing the release of a new … Read more

Campus Climate Progress Begins at Home

In college, "home" often means "dorm room." While college dormatories typically share a number of the same energy and environmental features of other buildings on campus, they are also the … Read more

Welcome to the NWF Campus Climate Campaign

This web log is a new part of the National Wildlife Federation’s award-winning Campus Ecology Program. We started it to report on developments in campus-based energy and climate change reduction … Read more

Drilling Does Not Mean Domestic Oil Independence

A guest post by Matthew Gilbert of Arctic Village, Alaska The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge has been an unattainable goal for all the pro-development politicians and activists for one reason: … Read more

At Home in the Arctic Refuge: An Inupiaq Perspective

A guest post by Robert Thompson, Inupiaq resident of Kaktovik and wilderness guide I would like to let people know why the preservation of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is … Read more

For Our Children’s Future

A guest post by Susan Alexander, San Francisco I have had the honor to spend considerable time in the Arctic Refuge, much of it on the coastal plain. I’ll never … Read more

NO, it is Not a “Flat, White Nothingness.”

A guest post by Subhankar Banerjee, photographer and author of Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: Seasons of Life and Land NO, it is not a “flat, white nothingness.” Imagine a land … Read more

We Are Part of a Larger Natural World

A guest post by Laurie Hoyle, Santa Barbara, CA In summer 1990, I backpacked about 55 miles in the Arctic Refuge starting from the Canning River, cutting through the Sadlerochit … Read more