America needs its roads and bridges – without them, we couldn’t get to work, ship goods, and get to the wild places where we love to go hiking, biking, and camping. But we also need to get away from climate-change causing fossil fuels – not make ourselves more dependent o
Despite a glaring lack of scientific information about the Arctic Ocean, or effective technology to address a major oil spill, the Obama administration is following the previous administration’s lead and positioning itself to expand offshore oil and gas leases in Alaska’s Beaufort an
These days the phrase ‘energy independence’ has become code for drilling our wild public lands. But what some may not realize is that oil and gas from our wildlands is not staying in the United States.
Vermillion Basin, a little-known treasure that Colorado citizens and our supporters have campaigned to protect in Colorado’s western canyon country is now officially protected from what once seemed imminent oil and gas drilling.
In its latest issue, the scholarly engineering trade publication Electric Light and Power invited The Wilderness Society, Natural Resources Defense Council, and National Audubon to highlight the benefits for communities and wild places of putting energy and the electric transmission in the right