Updated below – 7/25/2013 Late last night, a natural gas drilling rig known as Hercules 265 exploded. The rig has now partially collapsed and is burning out of control, too … Continue reading
As heat waves fueled by climate change grip much of the East Coast, some nuclear power plants are facing a tough choice: Reduce electricity production on days when our air … Continue reading
Today’s climate crisis drips with urgency. Stories of species loss and habitat destruction roll in, and repeatedly underscore the reality of how quickly we need to get our act together … Continue reading
The past few months have been full of exciting news for supporters of offshore wind energy in the U.S. First, NWF highlighted in a report this fall the huge progress by many states. Weeks later, we saw a renewable energy lease issued off of Delaware, followed recently by news of the first-ever competitive sale for offshore renewable energy leases off the coasts of Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Virginia.
Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar made several announcements regarding progress in pursing large renewable energy projects on America’s public lands and waters. Secretary Salazar announced that the relevant Federal … Continue reading
Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s National Wildlife Federation news: Loggerhead Sea Turtles Need Protections Enforced September … Continue reading
As the chants of “Drill, baby, drill!” get louder and louder and politicians thunder from their pulpits about putting oil rigs back in action, let’s not forget what it all … Continue reading
The National Wildlife Federation is one of several conservation organizations sponsoring this new ad: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nqvj3rI6ajI&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] Tell Interior Secretary Ken Salazar: No more oil spills, especially in critical polar bear habitat.
In this week’s NWF Climate Capsule video, lessons we didn’t learn from the Exxon Valdez, NWF’s call to revoke newly-issued deep water drilling permits & BP’s donation to one of its most prominent defenders.