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Posted byon January 28, 2015 at 3:27 PM EST
EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy went to the X-Games in Colorado to meet with some of our country’s top pro snowboarders and the businesses that support them to hear how they're taking action on climate.
Posted byon January 27, 2015 at 12:00 PM EST
President Obama is designating 9.8 million acres in the waters of the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas off Alaska’s coast as off-limits to consideration for oil and gas leasing.
Posted byon January 26, 2015 at 3:25 PM EST
As the Presidential Challenge for Advanced Outdoor Lighting engages local governments to swap old outdoor bulbs for more energy efficient options, the Federal Government is leading by example with lighting installations and replacements that save taxpayer dollars and cut emissions.
Posted byon January 25, 2015 at 11:00 AM EST
President Obama announces his plans to ask Congress to designate the Coastal Plain and other core areas of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness.
Posted byon January 25, 2015 at 8:00 AM EST
Today, the Administration announced the release of the next tranche of higher-resolution elevation data for India. Until now, these elevation data for India were freely and publicly available only at 90-meter resolution. The announcement aligns with the Administration’s wide-ranging efforts to empower people and communities at home and abroad with the information they need to plan for climate change.
Posted byon January 23, 2015 at 1:46 PM EST
The Presidential Challenge for Advanced Outdoor Lighting will work with dozens of municipalities to accelerate the adoption and use of high-efficiency outdoor lighting, driving carbon pollution reductions in communities across the nation.
Posted byon January 22, 2015 at 11:02 AM EST
Watch President Obama's interview with YouTube creators live on Thursday, January 22, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern on WhiteHouse.gov/Live and YouTube.com/WhiteHouse.
Posted byon January 21, 2015 at 3:05 PM EST
Today, President Obama issued an Executive Order to help coordinate Arctic-related activities across the Federal Government and enhance collaboration with State, local, and Alaska Native tribal governments and similar Alaska Native organizations, academic and research institutions, and the private and nonprofit sectors. The Arctic region provides critical ecological, cultural, and economic services to our Nation.
Posted byon January 14, 2015 at 4:40 PM EST
The Regional Conservation Partnership Program is leveraging an unprecedented $750 million investment in projects to preserve clean land and water and create new jobs across the country.
Posted byon January 14, 2015 at 10:45 AM EST
The Obama administration is announcing an ambitious new goal to cut methane emissions from the oil and gas sector by 40-45 percent from 2012 levels by 2025. Achieving this goal would save up to 180 billion cubic feet of wasted natural gas in 2025 — enough to heat more than 2 million homes for an entire year.