Written by Bob Bendick | May 19th, 2010
What’s the American Power Act? A bill that could kick-start a new clean energy industry — and make the United States a global leader against climate change, says the Conservancy’s Bob Bendick.
Written by Bob Bendick | May 10th, 2010
The Gulf oil spill is a consequence of the world’s push to extract hydrocarbons from increasingly more difficult and expensive places — and a sign we should be diversifying our energy supplies.
Written by Bob Bendick | August 28th, 2009
Believe it or not, there are environmental issues other than climate change on the minds — and agendas of — of lawmakers and regulators in Washington. As a commentator for the National Journal Energy and Environment Expert Blog, I was recently asked to weigh in on some of the “back burner issues” currently working through […]
Written by Bob Bendick | March 23rd, 2009
This morning I posted an entry to the National Journal Energy & Environment Expert blog. The topic was whether the United States can afford to spend money on environmental protection during a time of economic crisis. My answer is below: It is, of course, entirely understandable that in the midst of the worst economic crisis […]
Written by Megan Sheehan | January 13th, 2009
Economic stimulus bills — and what should be in them — are a hot topic right now. The Nature Conservancy isn’t influencing the overall debate about what these bills should contain, but we do believe that we can improve the economy and the environment by investing in restoration and reducing the damages to natural environments […]