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Posted byon February 19, 2013 at 1:04 PM EST
Today, the Administration’s National Science and Technology Council released a five-year Arctic Research Plan that outlines key areas of study the Federal government will undertake to better understand and predict environmental changes in the Arctic. Seven research areas are highlighted in the Plan, including: regional climate models, human health studies, and adaptation tools for communities.
Posted byon February 14, 2013 at 11:00 AM EST
Outgoing EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson cites the importance of environmental justice for all Americans.
Posted byon February 13, 2013 at 7:00 PM EST
Heather Zichal, Deputy Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change, answers questions from the public about the President’s speech in an “Open for Questions” session moderated by Popular Science.
Posted byon February 11, 2013 at 9:23 PM EST
In the days following the State of the Union Address, Administration officials will take questions on key issue areas addressed in the President's speech submitted by the public on social media during an "Open for Questions" marathon.
Posted byon February 6, 2013 at 5:24 PM EST
In his remarks at the White House, the President also highlighted the accomplishments of outgoing Interior Secretary Ken Salazar
Posted byon February 5, 2013 at 11:55 AM EST
In local communities across the country, Federal agencies are finding innovative ways to work together to save taxpayer dollars and help the Federal Government work smarter and more efficiently.
Posted byon January 30, 2013 at 5:08 PM EST
The Obama Administration has made extraordinary progress in developing a clean energy economy and protecting our environment for years to come.
Posted byon January 18, 2013 at 10:40 AM EST
Nancy Sutley and David Agnew share how the Obama Administration is partnering with cities to support green infrastructure.
Posted byon January 18, 2013 at 10:17 AM EST
Across the United States, cities are making innovative, cost-effective investments in infrastructure that create jobs and build a stronger, healthier future for our communities.
Posted byon January 11, 2013 at 3:15 PM EST
Today, a committee of independent advisors to the U.S. Government released its first draft of a new National Climate Assessment (NCA)—a 400-page synthesis of scientists’ current understanding of climate change and its impacts in the United States. The Global Change Research Act of 1990 calls for an NCA to be produced at least every four years—the last came out in 2009.