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Posted byon June 16, 2014 at 1:42 PM EDT
President Obama addresses the 2014 graduating class of UC Irvine and challenges them to get involved in one of the most significant long-term challenges our planet faces: the growing threat of a rapidly changing climate.
Vice President Biden on America’s Energy Future: “I Wouldn’t Go Long on Investments that Lead to Carbon Pollution”Posted byon June 13, 2014 at 9:45 AM EDT
The Vice President Biden speaks with investors, business executives, and senior government officials from the United States, Canada, and Mexico about North America’s emerging status as the global epicenter of energy.
Posted byon June 11, 2014 at 5:14 PM EDT
The American Medical Association’s House of Delegates, a body representing more than 500 medical associations and organizations, voted to formally reaffirm their support for carbon pollution standards for power plants and committed to submit comments on the EPA’s power plant proposal.
President Obama on Student Loan Debt: “No Hardworking Young Person Should Be Priced Out of a Higher Education”Posted byon June 11, 2014 at 10:31 AM EDT
Posted byon June 5, 2014 at 5:12 PM EDT
On the third day of President Obama's four-day trip to Europe, he attended the G-7 Summit in Brussels, held a joint press conference with Prime Minister David Cameron of the United Kingdom, and traveled to Paris to join President François Hollande for a dinner.
What They're Saying Around the Country: Support for Commonsense, Responsible Steps to Curb Carbon PollutionPosted byon June 4, 2014 at 3:25 PM EDT
The EPA's proposed carbon pollution guidelines for power plants are already being hailed by editorial boards across the country. Here’s a sample of what they’re saying.
Posted byon June 4, 2014 at 10:25 AM EDT
EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy turned to Reddit to answer questions on the EPA's plan to reduce carbon emissions from our power plants.
Posted byon June 3, 2014 at 5:11 PM EDT
At the U.S.-Africa Energy Ministerial in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announces the 27 private-sector partners of “Beyond the Grid” –- a new Power Africa initiative to unlock investment and growth specifically for off-grid and small-scale energy solutions.
Posted byon June 2, 2014 at 7:21 PM EDT
At the Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., the President visits with children whose asthma is aggravated by air pollution.
Posted byon June 2, 2014 at 5:35 PM EDT
For decades, state, city, county, and tribal leaders have led the way in reducing pollution, making our communities healthier and cleaner. The EPA's new carbon pollution standard proposal puts tools in the hands of each state -– there’s no one-size-fits-all approach here.