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Posted byon April 29, 2014 at 5:42 PM EDT
The Supreme Court's decision to uphold EPA's Cross-State Air Pollution Rule, which requires power plants to cut pollution that is causing smog and soot problems in downwind states, will help over 240 million Americans breathe easier.
Posted byon April 25, 2014 at 6:40 PM EDT
As part of the President's Climate Action Plan, this Administration has taken historic steps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Posted byon April 23, 2014 at 10:35 AM EDT
President Obama visits Oso, Washington to tour damage from last month’s mudslide there.
Posted byon April 22, 2014 at 1:30 PM EDT
Here are some great tools to help you do your part throughout the year by saving energy and increasing energy efficiency at home and on the road.
Posted byon April 22, 2014 at 10:30 AM EDT
On this Earth Day, Administration officials will be joining Americans around the country to talk about our environmental and climate challenges.
Posted byon April 17, 2014 at 9:40 AM EDT
Solar jobs are growing faster than in any other sector in the United States – by more than 20% each year. Every four minutes, another American home or business goes solar, supporting Americans with jobs that can’t be outsourced – 143,000 of them and counti
Posted byon April 13, 2014 at 4:59 AM EDT
Statement by Assistant to the President for Science & Technology and Director of the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy Dr. John P. Holdren on the Release of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Working Group III Report on climate-change mitigation.
Posted byon April 3, 2014 at 12:52 PM EDT
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel hosts the 10 defense ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) for a first-of-its-kind gathering on U.S. soil.
Posted byon March 30, 2014 at 8:01 PM EDT
Today, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) approved its Working Group II report on climate change “Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability”— the second installment of the group’s full Fifth Assessment Report. Upon the report’s approval, John P. Holdren, Assistant to the President for Science & Technology and Director of the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy, issued a statement.
Posted byon March 28, 2014 at 11:52 AM EDT
The White House released the Climate Action Plan – Strategy to Cut Methane Emissions. Learn more about the strategy in this fact sheet.