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Posted byon September 16, 2014 at 1:18 PM EST
Today, fulfilling a commitment under the President’s Climate Action Plan, the Obama Administration is announcing new private sector commitments and executive actions to reduce emissions of hydroflourocarbons (HFCs), powerful greenhouse gases that exacerbate climate change.
Posted byon September 12, 2014 at 3:39 PM EST
During National Preparedness Month, Broward County Commissioner Kristin Jacobs highlights the steps the County is taking to build climate-resilent schools and communities.
Posted byon September 9, 2014 at 11:08 AM EST
Meet Mallory Lindgren, a project manager at a Minnesota-based land and energy development consulting firm, and the latest profile in the Energy Department’s #WomenInSTEM video series.
Posted byon September 3, 2014 at 10:50 AM EST
In 1964, President Lyndon Johnson signed two landmark bills -- the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act, and the Wilderness Act -- ushering in a new era of conservation.
Posted byon August 25, 2014 at 11:29 AM EST
On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson created the National Park Service to formally protect and preserve these lands so people all over the world could experience America's historic beauty and heritage for years to come.
Posted byon August 22, 2014 at 9:30 AM EST
The Council on Environmental Quality releases draft guidance to improve the efficiency and timeliness of Federal agencies' programmatic environmental reviews under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
Posted byon August 14, 2014 at 3:47 PM EST
The White House welcomes outstanding students and teachers from across the country for the Presidential Environmental Education Awards National Recognition Ceremony.
Posted byon August 5, 2014 at 3:03 PM EST
Climate change poses serious challenges for Africa -- from extreme weather to sea level rise to drought. But building resilience to climate impacts and expanding clean energy resources will create opportunities across Africa, and help the continent continue its progress toward building sustainable, dynamic economies for decades to come.
Posted byon August 5, 2014 at 12:55 PM EST
The wildfires in America's northwest provide further proof that cost of inaction on climate change is too high a price for Americans to pay.
Posted byon August 1, 2014 at 5:20 PM EST
In July 2013, the Administration launched the Sentinel Landscapes partnership to accomplish three critical goals: preserve agricultural lands, assist with military readiness, and restore and protect wildlife habitat.