Written by Bob Bendick | March 23rd, 2011
Director of U.S. Government Relations Bob Bendick wants to know why Congress hasn’t heard that Americans still care about conservation. Your voice can make a difference.
Written by Bob Bendick | March 2nd, 2011
See why our director of U.S. Government Relations says if we don’t act now we could be returning to the days of Love Canal and the Dust Bowl.
Written by Bob Bendick | July 27th, 2010
A source of government funding for state and national parks has been short-changed for 45 years—despite a ready stream of revenue from oil and gas. Can we finally correct this mistake?
Written by Nicole Levins | March 25th, 2010
Written by Bob Bendick | September 18th, 2009
The Nature Conservancy submitted written testimony this week to a hearing before the House Committee on Natural Resources on HR 3534, The Consolidated Land, Energy and Aquatic Resources Act of 2009. The hearing was held in the committee room along one of the long corridors of the Longworth House Office building. Secretary of Interior Ken […]
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 Dave Connell | July 20th, 2009
One small step for man edition: It’s not called ACES in the Senate, it’s called ACELA. Which is weird because I thought that name was already taken. (@ACELAclimateBil) FiveThirtyEight genius Nate Silver thinks he can make some money from this whole climate change thing and has put out an open call to climate change skeptics […]
Written by Chrissy Schwinn | July 10th, 2009
With the G8 wrapping up climate change talks in Rome and failing to reach agreement with developing nations on near-term targets for emissions reductions, I talked to Duncan Marsh, the Conservancy’s director of international climate policy, about the agreements G8 nations were able to reach and what the meeting means for the future of international […]
Written by Eric Haxthausen | May 17th, 2009
I’m Eric Haxthausen, Director of The Nature Conservancy’s U.S. Climate Policy program, and I’ll be blogging over the coming weeks and months about U.S. climate legislation.
On Friday, Congressmen Henry Waxman and Ed Markey, the chairmen of the powerful House Energy and Commerce Committee, introduced comprehensive legislation that would address global warming and energy security. […]