Climate change poses an unprecedented threat to the wildlife and wild places we cherish, and to the natural resources that people and wildlife depend on for their everyday survival. The science has confirmed if we don't take decisive action now to reduce carbon pollution, in the lifetime of a child born today one-third of all wildlife species will be at increased risk of extinction.
The National Wildlife Federation works across the country to advocate for legislation that will help stop carbon pollution and protect America's communities and wildlife from a changing climate.
The National Wildlife Federation's top priority is the passage of federal legislation that:
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More than one-third of U.S. fish and wildlife species are at risk of extinction in the coming decades. We're on the ground in seven regions across the country, collaborating with 52 state and territory affiliates to reverse the crisis and ensure wildlife thrive.