air pollution

Why NPCA Is Pushing for Healthier Air Standards

How Much Pollution Is Too Much?

Why NPCA Is Pushing for Healthier Air Standards

As our understanding of air pollution evolves, so does the U.S. government’s responsibility to regulate these dangers. According to new […]

We Can’t Afford to Wait

National Parks Play a Unique Role in Fighting Climate Change—and We Need Stricter Standards to Protect Them

The giant trees that give Sequoia National Park its name are some of the largest and longest-lived organisms in the […]

Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Explore the Oil and Gas Development That Threatens Theodore Roosevelt’s Backyard

When a young Theodore Roosevelt owned and operated a cattle ranch in the badlands of western North Dakota in the […]

NPCA's 2013 Climate Ride team gets ready for the start of the race. Left to right: Elizabeth Jordan, Stephen Kirsch, Megan Cantrell, Britte Kirsch, Mark Wenzler, Ben Sander, Dan Blamer, and Khris Kantor.

Are You Ready for a Bike Challenge to Help Protect Our National Parks?

Do you have what it takes to be a bike crusader for national parks? I wasn’t sure if I did. […]

Fracking drilling rig outside Canyonlands National Park

The DeChristopher Effect

How Years of Controversy over Drilling for Energy in the Southwest Could Result in Compromise

On December 19, 2008, during the last few weeks of the Bush Administration, an oil and gas lease auction captured […]