Written by Mark Tercek | May 7th, 2010
Mark Tercek, the Conservancy’s president and CEO, flew over the Gulf oil spill Thursday — and reports that its size and potential damage to nature overwhelmed him.
Written by Eric Haxthausen | March 2nd, 2010
The United States needs solutions to climate change and energy issues — and the U.S. Climate Action Partnership is more relevant than ever to that task, says the Conservancy’s Eric Haxthausen.
Written by Bob Bendick | July 21st, 2009
Here in Washington, where I work on environmental policy for The Nature Conservancy, politics often passes for actual information about the outside world. Blogs, e-newsletters, and print dailies present a continuing stream of commentary on political alignment and conflict over issues. The energy and climate change legislation now being taken up by the U.S. Senate […]
Written by Bob Bendick | April 27th, 2009
Continuing our coverage of the Waxman-Markey bill hearings on Capitol Hill, Jeff Fiedler, the Conservancy’s senior policy advisor for climate and forests, has the following to say about the debate – or lack thereof – over the proposed legislation’s forest carbon provisions: Like many climate junkies, I’ve been following this week’s hearings on the American […]
Written by Dave Connell | January 16th, 2009
I’d like to take a quick moment to interrupt my regularly scheduled tech blogging to post this quick dispatch from my Nature Conservancy colleague, Jenny Denney, who does climate and energy communications for the Conservancy. She reports here on the early machinations of climate change policy in the House Energy and Commerce Committee: If the […]
Written by Bob Lalasz | January 16th, 2009
Brrrr, it’s cold here in Virginia! But here’s what’s hot and green online this morning: The Adaams Family Look: Why are CFL light bulbs still unpopular? Green Inc.’s readers say they don’t last as long as advertised and make “your entire family look like cadavers.” From the You Must Be Doing Something Right Department: The […]
Written by Bob Bendick | January 15th, 2009
Earlier today the US Climate Action Partnership (USCAP), a highly unusual coalition of the CEOs of more than 30 major U.S. companies and national environmental organizations companies, released its Blueprint for Legislative Action calling for comprehensive carbon cap and trade legislation. USCAP’s plan would dramatically reduce the U.S. share of the carbon emissions that are […]