Miles Grant

Miles Grant blogs for the National Wildlife Federation

Inhofe "Inception"

The National Wildlife Federation Climate Capsule team’s favorite summer movie was Inception. It got us to thinking, what if you could enter the dreams of Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK), Big Oil’s MVP? Also this week …

Groups: Gas must be included in Gulf disaster tally

The National Wildlife Federation has been a leader in pressing the federal government to hold BP and other parties fully accountable for the Gulf disaster. While attention has been focused on the oil spilled, NWF …

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2010's extreme heat: A window on our future

According to a new National Wildlife Federation report, the sweltering summer of 2010 could be considered mild compared to the typical summers of the future.

Making monkeys out of climate deniers

What can spider monkeys, peacocks, ostriches & sheep tell us about global warming & the climate debate on Capitol Hill? With the Senate dropping the ball on climate action & global temperatures continuing to soar, …

NWF scientist visits habitat hit hard by oil spill

Dr. Doug Inkley, certified wildlife biologist & senior scientist with the National Wildlife Federation, called me from Louisiana at 6:30am Central time. He was heading down to Venice Marina for another long day on the …

BP still stonewalling EPA on dispersant chemicals

BP’s oil spill size cover-up started to unravel on Friday as BP finally admitted its figure of 5,000 barrels a day lowballed the true size of the spill. But another of BP’s cover-ups is still …

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BP cover-up begins to unravel

UPDATE: BP finally admits its 5,000 barrels per day estimate lowballs the spill. If BP America’s president can’t say for sure the BP oil spill isn’t gushing 70,000 barrels per day, how can we trust …

The Scene in Louisiana: Disaster Looming

I’m in Venice, LA today, near where the leading edge of the Gulf Coast oil spill has started to ooze ashore. Despite the sense of looming disaster you get from talking to people here, there …

Climate Invaders!

Fire ants, poison ivy, deer ticks: Global warming’s big winners

HEAR the buzz of dread! FEEL the rash of terror! SEE the creatures of despair! WATCH … They Came From Climate Change! The National Wildlife Federation created the Climate Invaders report & accompanying video to …

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