Our Philosophy

NLCV provides the public with objective, factual information about conservation politics in Nebraska.

NLCV collaborates strategically with appointed and elected officials and partner organizations on rules, regulations and environmental legislation...

NLCV supports conservation champions who will protect our environment for future generations.

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See what conservation issues are being taken up by the Nebraska Legislature this year - and what you can do to help protect Nebraska's land, air, and water! 

"As Mayor, I would take the same commitment I had in the Legislature to City Hall in developing Omaha’s first climate action plan and upgrading our neighborhoods through my Property Assessed Clean Energy financing law we passed last year."

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New Economic Study Shows Carbon Tax Refunded to Households Would Create Jobs

A recent study by Regional Economic Modeling, Inc. (REMI) looks at the theoretical effects of the carbon tax and rebate legislation similar to what CCL proposes.  It finds that the tax would create over 2 million jobs by 2025, and save 13,000 lives a year.

Most Rural Nebraskans Think Climate Change is Happening

73% of rural Nebraskans think global climate change is happening...

NLCV supports leaders who stand up for a clean, healthy future for Nebraska. See which candidates have earned NLCV's endorsement in this year's election. 

The Challenge of Adaptation

The Lincoln Journal Star Editorial Board wrote a compelling editorial this week encouraging action on climate change, including stating that probably the most effective way of mitigating climate change is "through a carbon tax", like the revenue-neutral tax proposed by Citizen's Climate Lobby.

China's Coal Boom is Slowing

Due in part to air quality concerns and in part to economic slowdown, China's coal consumption (the biggest driver of increased greenhouse gas emissions worldwide) has stayed below 3% for the last 3 years.

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See what conservation issues are being taken up by the Nebraska Legislature this year - and what you can do to help protect Nebraska's land, air, and water! 

Help NLCV continue to elect conservation champions to all levels of public office, engage Nebraskans across the state in important conservations issues, and ensure that our state's elected officials are held accountable to protecting our health, land, air, and water. 

See how your State Senator voted on the most important conservation-related bills of 2016

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