The time for talk is over. The climate and wildlife crisis is getting worse every day (more floods, more polar ice caps melting, a million species at risk–the stories go … Read more
What a difference a few years and visionary leadership can make. This morning, developers finished 32 rounds of bidding on areas of federal waters off the coast of Massachusetts designated … Read more
Today I was filled with patriotic pride as we celebrated a historic moment in our nation’s energy story: the installation of the foundations for America’s first offshore wind power project. … Continue reading
Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced that the federal government is kicking off the leasing process for the Massachusetts Wind Energy Area with plans to hold an auction by the end of the year.
As a wildlife advocate working to advance clean energy, I spend a lot of time talking about “looking forward.” Today, I welcome an opportunity to celebrate this moment, and even … 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
Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Offshore Wind Developers, Environmental Groups Reach First-of-Kind Agreement to … 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.