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Posted byon July 27, 2012 at 10:39 AM EDT
Luis Aguirre-Torres is the founder and CEO of GreenMomentum and Cleantech Challenge México, two organizations created with the purpose of promoting, developing and implementing clean technology, as well as green Jobs, in Latin America. During the past three years, he has overseen the execution of several region-wide programs that seek to promote the development, licensing and transferal of clean technology.
U.S. Public Lands Continue to Create Jobs and Boost Local Economies Through Tourism, Restoration Efforts, and Energy InitiativesPosted byon July 26, 2012 at 1:16 PM EDT
In sectors ranging from tourism to outdoor recreation and energy development, our nation’s public lands and waters are creating jobs and supporting local economies across the country.
Posted byon July 24, 2012 at 3:26 PM EDT
The President of Health Care Without Harm discusses the Healthier Hospitals Initiative's campaign to promote sustainability in hospitals and health care facilities across the country
Posted byon July 24, 2012 at 10:45 AM EDT
On September 24-26, 2012, the Council on Environmental Quality and the Association of Climate Change Officers will bring together sustainability leaders and newcomers from federal, state, and local governments, academia, non-profits, and the private sector for the third annual GreenGov Symposium
Posted byon July 20, 2012 at 8:55 AM EDT
Building off the recent launch of the Energy Data Initiative, fifty technologists, entrepreneurs, and investors joined staff from the White House, Department of Energy, and the Environmental Protection Agency to participate in an “Energy Data Jam” last week in New York City. One of the goals of the half-day workshop was to brainstorm how freely available datasets—i.e., open data—might be used by clean-energy entrepreneurs for new products, services, or apps.
Posted byon July 19, 2012 at 12:46 PM EDT
A National Football League player and environmental activist discusses the role sports can play in promoting sustainability
Posted byon July 18, 2012 at 10:54 AM EDT
Two years removed from the spill, the Gulf of Mexico is back in business.
Posted byon July 12, 2012 at 11:42 AM EDT
The Obama Administration recently launched a series of Open Data Initiatives—in health, public safety, education, and energy. The Energy Data Initiative (EDI) aims to help Americans benefit from entrepreneurial innovation enabled by open energy data from the US government and other sources. By making energy data available to entrepreneurs, new products and services will continue to emerge to help American families and business save energy and money, protect the environment, and ensure a reliable energy future.
Posted byon July 6, 2012 at 2:08 PM EDT
Terri Turner works to manage the natural and man-made threats and hazards that plague our local communities, and lessening the costs and misery caused by flooding and other natural disaster events.
Posted byon July 5, 2012 at 4:39 PM EDT
A primary care pediatrician discusses the importance of the Obama Administration's recently announced Coordinated Federal Action Plan to reduce asthma disparities.