The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) is the United States' largest private, nonprofit conservation education and advocacy organization, with over four million members and supporters, and 47 state and territorial affiliated organizations. The NWF strives to remain "A national network of like-minded state and territorial groups, seeking balanced, common-sense solutions to environmental problems that work for wildlife and people." Its mission statement is "to inspire Americans to protect wildlife for our children's future."
Advocate for Clean Energy Solutions
NWF advocates for national and international policy and legislation that will cut greenhouse gas emissions to levels that scientists deem necessary to avoid major climatic impacts. NWF advocates for solutions to climate change that will:
- Reduce global warming pollution from coal, oil and natural gas.
- Transition America to a clean energy economy and invest in communities.
- Help the world adapt to the impacts of global warming.
- Make forests and farms a part of the solution.
Safeguard Wildlife and Ecosystems
National Wildlife Federation works to safeguard wildlife and their habitats from the impacts of global warming. NWF and its partners are helping wildlife and ecosystems adapt to current and future climate impacts by:
- Advocating for climate-smart policies that safeguard both people and wildlife.
- Transforming the science and practice of conservation to ensure that wildlife and their habitats survive into an uncertain future.
- Securing the conservation funding needed for wildlife to cope with the impacts of global warming.
Engage Diverse Communities
NWF is working to broaden the climate movement by engaging and empowering people and communities around global warming solutions that reduce pollution and jump-start investments in a clean energy economy. NWF has active campaigns to engage:
- Hunters and anglers
- Tribal leaders
- Underserved communities
- Students and educators