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Posted byon March 15, 2012 at 3:44 PM EDT
When gas prices are high, Americans feel the pinch at the pump and calls for more drilling as a quick fix to bring prices down are loudest. But more drilling is not a silver bullet. Here's how we know.
Posted byon March 14, 2012 at 2:25 PM EDT
Students from across the country came to the White House to present their ideas for energy efficient buildings.
Posted byon March 13, 2012 at 1:27 PM EDT
A new study concludes that the current rate of ocean acidification is higher than at any time in at least the last 300 million years and attributes this ecosystem-threatening change to the huge quantities of carbon dioxide being released into the atmosphere from fossil-fuel burning and deforestation.
Posted byon March 12, 2012 at 5:53 PM EDT
As gas prices rise, oil companies just watch their profits increase. And yet, they're still subsidized by Congress to the tune of $4 billion a year. That's about $7,610 every minute.
Posted byon March 12, 2012 at 4:55 PM EDT
Check out our infographic that explains the President's all-of-the-above energy plan and its relationship to gas prices.
Posted byon March 12, 2012 at 11:59 AM EDT
A new progress report showcases the Obama Administration’s historic achievements in reducing our reliance on foreign oil, saving families and businesses money at the pump, and positioning the United States as the global leader in clean energy.
Posted byon March 10, 2012 at 6:30 AM EDT
Speaking from a factory in Virginia, President Obama talks about how companies are creating more jobs in the United States, making better products than ever before, and how many are developing new technologies that are reducing our dependence on foreign oil and saving families money at the pump.
Posted byon March 9, 2012 at 7:45 PM EDT
CEQ is releasing revised GHG emissions accounting guidance for Federal agencies.
Posted byon March 9, 2012 at 6:03 PM EDT
A quick look at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon March 8, 2012 at 6:30 PM EDT
The National Ocean Council welcomes its Director, Deerin Babb-Brott.