Posts Categorized: Climate Change

San Joaquin kit foxes, © USFWS

At What Cost? »

Defenders of Wildlife has been working to promote “smart from the start” principles – carefully planned projects that keep wildlife in mind. The Panoche Solar Farm is the antithesis of this approach.

Sage-grouse, © Jean Bjerke

Sage-Grouse Merchants of Doubt »

State and federal agencies are working to create science-based plans to protect an iconic bird and the landscape on which it depends. But at the same time, industries are working to discredit scientists and their work.

polar bear, © Steven J. Kazlowski/NGS

The Dark Humor of Climate Denial »

Climate change is real, and it’s happening now. Every day our lawmakers waste by censoring climate change and throwing snowballs in the Senate will have consequences for our children and future generations to come. It’s time to face the facts.

Glacier National Park, © Adam Jewell

Coexistence is Key to Our Wind Vision »

I firmly believe that we can achieve both our wind development and our wildlife conservation goals. Americans should not and do not have to choose between reducing our carbon footprint and protecting our country’s precious wildlife and natural resources; we can have both if we plan smart from the start.