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Posted byon April 12, 2012 at 11:35 AM EDT
Understanding that it takes more than just one person, one government or even one corporation to make the change toward sustainability, David Bolt created Sustainable Future, LLC to "facilitate the opportunity for a critical mass of people to experience the joy of living sustainably."
Posted byon April 11, 2012 at 3:45 PM EDT
Jonathan Powers highlights the Administration's latest steps to bolster energy security for America’s warfighters.
Posted byon April 11, 2012 at 2:39 PM EDT
The White House hosts an event to honor individuals for demonstrating ways that corporate environmental leadership makes sense both for business and for American communities.
Posted byon April 10, 2012 at 6:04 PM EDT
The Energy Department’s first ever Apps for Energy competition is officially open for submissions.
Posted byon April 6, 2012 at 9:03 AM EDT
Responding to an initial call by the President—amplified in a memorandum developed by my office with significant input from science stakeholders and the public—departments and agencies across the Federal government have been diligently crafting scientific-integrity policies to guide them as they pursue their diverse missions.
Posted byon April 5, 2012 at 12:58 PM EDT
Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis remembers the miners and families who suffered two years ago in the coal mining disaster at the Upper Big Branch mine in West Virginia, and commits to ensuring the full human dignity of every coal miner by pursuing violators with the full force of the law.
Posted byon April 2, 2012 at 3:25 PM EDT
LAUNCH, a partnership among NASA, USAID, State Department, and NIKE, seeks ten game-changing innovations with the potential to transform current waste management systems and practices. The LAUNCH: Beyond Waste challenge will accept proposals April 1-May 15, 2012.
Posted byon March 29, 2012 at 12:09 PM EDT
Serving others without the expectation of recognition -- that is what has carried Rogelio Lona through his 47-plus years as a farmworker. His mentor Cesar Chavez reinforced the ideal that nothing comes easy, especially lacking preparation; that, with Rogelio's hard work and zeal for organizing people around causes that will change their lives, drives him to press on.
Posted byon March 29, 2012 at 11:57 AM EDT
In 2011 the three largest U.S. oil companies made a combined profit of more than $80 billion. After nearly 100 years of subsidies, President Obama thinks it’s time oil companies get by without more help from taxpayers who are already having a tough time filling up their tank
Posted byon March 29, 2012 at 10:45 AM EDT
GSA Administrator Johnson describes how performance-based contracts are a "triple win" for Americans: creating jobs, offering guaranteed energy savings, and coming at zero cost to taxpayers.