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Posted byon August 1, 2014 at 6:20 PM EDT
In July 2013, the Administration launched the Sentinel Landscapes partnership to accomplish three critical goals: preserve agricultural lands, assist with military readiness, and restore and protect wildlife habitat.
Posted byon July 29, 2014 at 11:26 AM EDT
The Council of Economic Advisers released a report that examines the economic consequences of delaying implementing policies to reduce the pace and ultimate magnitude of these changes; the findings emphasize the need for policy action today.
Posted byon July 29, 2014 at 10:38 AM EDT
The White House released a new report from the Council of Economic Advisers that breaks down the economic consequences of delaying action to combat climate change. So how will this affect you and your community? Jason Furman, the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, is taking to Twitter to answer your questions.
Posted byon July 29, 2014 at 8:16 AM EDT
In a major step to advance the President’s Climate Data Initiative, the Obama administration is inviting leaders of the technology and agricultural sectors to the White House to discuss new collaborative steps to unleash data that will help ensure our food system is resilient to the effects of climate change.
Posted byon July 25, 2014 at 12:46 PM EDT
Federal agencies are making significant progress in meeting President Obama's ambitious goals to reduce energy use, pollution and waste, and save money in Federal operations.
Posted byon July 22, 2014 at 2:59 PM EDT
Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin and Fort Collins Mayor Karen Weitkunat discuss their experiences as members of the President's Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience.
Posted byon July 18, 2014 at 3:15 PM EDT
The Administration's National Drought Resilience Partnership and Governor Bullock of Montana are working together to build drought resilience in the Upper Missouri River Basin.
Posted byon July 18, 2014 at 9:23 AM EDT
Today, the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy released a National Plan for Civil Earth Observations that aims to maximize the value of observations collected by Federal agencies of the Earth’s land surfaces, oceans, and atmosphere. The Plan is a blueprint for future Federal investments in and strategic partnerships to advance Earth observing systems that help protect life and property, stimulate economic growth, maintain homeland security, and advance scientific research.
Posted byon July 16, 2014 at 5:12 PM EDT
A world-class infrastructure system is a vital part of a top-performing economy. But there's another important reason why we need to rebuild our infrastructure: climate change.
Posted byon July 10, 2014 at 4:47 PM EDT
As part of the fifth-annual Energy Star Battle of the Buildings, competitors are harnessing the power of teamwork to reach new heights in energy performance. They’ll build on each other’s successes, learn from each other’s mistakes, and together, find new ways to unlock energy savings.