“Our mission is to promote the health and well-being of our Country – for both current and future generations – by curbing the carbon pollution that is causing climate change and threatening our children’s health, promoting clean energy and energy security, protecting the pristine places and natural resources that help shape our National identity and fuel our economy, and leading by example in the Federal Government.”
– Michael Boots
Brenda Kyle, a longtime resident of southern California, reflects on how the San Gabriel Mountains became such a big part of her life - and how she shares her love of the outdoors with others.
In 2013, the President announced a bold new goal for the federal government to consume 20% of its power from renewable sources by 2020 -- and federal agencies are already stepping up to this challenge in a big way.
Mike Boots highlights how the Administration is helping to prepare communities - across the country and around the world - for the impacts of climate change during National Preparedness Month.
The President's Better Buildings Challenge expands to take on data centers, which consumed about 100 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity last year, representing more than 2% of all U.S. electricity use.
Mike Boots travels to Minnesota to meet with tribal Chairwoman Karen Diver and tour the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indian Reservation's resilience-building efforts.
On June 25, 2013, President Obama laid out his comprehensive plan for steady action to reduce carbon pollution in America, prepare our country for the impacts of climate change, and lead global efforts to fight it. Learn more about the President's Plan: