Conservation

Curing America’s Oil Addiction

During his State of the Union address, President George W. Bush admitted a major problem. “America is addicted to oil.” The catchy rhetoric is right on the money. Time for … Read more

Radio Broadcast: National Campus Energy Leader Speaks Out on Global Warming

Commentary on climate change by Walter Simpson, University of Buffalo (UB) Energy Officer and long-time national campus sustainability advocate, was aired this morning on WBFO. His commentary, noting the news … Read more

NCSE Climate Neutral Campus Session Generates National Recommendations

The half-day session on climate neutral campuses hosted by the National Council on Science and Environment (NCSE) at its 6th annual conference entitled, "Energy for a Sustainable and Secure Future" … Read more

Time for Real Energy Policy

Barely a month has passed since bipartisan coalitions in both chambers of Congress rejected the eleventh-hour attempts to sneak Arctic Refuge drilling into a filibuster-proof budget bill and a must-pass … Read more

Session on Climate Neutral Campuses offered at NCSE Conference

On January 26, 2006 NWF’s Campus Ecology Program will chair a half-day “Climate Neutral Campuses” session at the “Energy for a Sustainable and Secure Future” conference hosted by the National … Read more

Victory in the Senate!

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge scored a huge end-of-the-year victory yesterday, when a drilling provision was forced off of a Defense Appropriations Bill in the Senate. The provision had been … Read more

Drilling Out of Budget, Into Defense Spending Bill

After almost a month of butting heads over whether or not the scheme to drill the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge would be included in the final budget bill, Congress was … Read more

New NJEHPS ED Reports on Next Big Solar Installation

The New Jersey Higher Education Partnership for Sustainability (NJHEPS) has just selected its new Executive Director, John Cusack, who has written several interesting articles in the most recent edition of … Read more

Climate Friendly Events and Conferences on Campus and Beyond

Can campuses and other institutions hold climate friendly events and conferences? This week’s activities in Montreal, Canada, suggests we can. This week is the eleventh session of the Conference of … Read more

House Budget + Senate Budget = Arctic Drilling?

Early this morning at 1:45 a.m., the House budget bill, sans Arctic drilling, passed by a vote of 217-215. It will now be combined with the Senate version of the … Read more