There are Many Pathways to a Clean Energy Future—Let’s Take All of Them

We talk a lot about the harmful impacts that our reliance on dirty energy sources have on wildlife.  Let us not lose sight of the flipside of that critical conversation: … Continue reading

Climate Plan Sets the Stage for Offshore Wind Power’s American Debut

On Tuesday, President Obama presented a series of strategies to move us toward an energy future that capitalizes on clean and renewable sources and leaves behind our heavy dependence on … Continue reading

Department of the Interior Ushers the U.S. One Step Closer to Offshore Wind Development

Offshore wind energy has felt just out of America’s reach for quite some time now.  While Europe has more than fifty projects up and running off their shores, here in … Continue reading

On Endangered Species Day, Right Whales Remind Us to Work Together

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

Calling on Rhode Island to Take the Lead on Offshore Wind

Of the more than fifty offshore wind energy projects spinning in the world’s oceans, not one of them is in American waters.  Rhode Island’s leaders are working to change this and … Continue reading

Celebrating Success – Offshore Wind Comes to Maryland

We don’t often take time to mark our successes, but after three years of effort by countless advocates to bring clean offshore wind energy to Maryland, it is time to … Continue reading

A Win for Offshore Wind in Maryland

What a way to end the week!  On Friday afternoon, the Maryland Senate passed the Offshore Wind Energy Act by a vote of 30 to 15.  This was the biggest … Continue reading

Offshore Wind Bill Returns, Thanks to Bipartisan Collaboration

It takes a strong and innovative leader to look into a tangled web of challenges and see where intersections offer opportunity.  The National Wildlife Federation congratulates Senators Tom Carper (D-DE) … Continue reading

America Must Lean into the Wind on Clean Energy

This week, the Washington Post called America’s pursuit of offshore wind energy a “tortured process” mired in uncertainty and challenges. While that is one way to describe it, National Wildlife … Continue reading

Next Step? A Clean Energy Jobs Race to the Top

Empowering states to capture clean energy opportunity I know I’m not alone in feeling growing anxiety about the changes to the natural world I’ve seen in my lifetime, or in … Continue reading

Sandy’s Mandate: Time to Get Serious About Clean Energy

In the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, it is more important than ever for Americans to rethink our energy choices. Devastating extreme weather events are becoming far too common, with tragic … Continue reading