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Posted byon July 6, 2014 at 4:44 PM EST
You might be seeing a lot of news about job growth this week. That's because at the beginning of every month, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases a report on our country's general employment situation for the previous month -- and this month's showed good news.
Posted byon June 26, 2014 at 6:20 PM EST
At the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C., President Obama addresses the League of Conservation Voters at its annual Capital Dinner.
Safe and Responsible Oil and Gas Production as Part of President Obama’s All-of-the-Above Energy StrategyPosted byon June 25, 2014 at 12:16 PM EST
President Obama’s all-of-the-above energy strategy is working – enhancing our energy security, cutting carbon pollution, and spurring economic growth.
Posted byon June 25, 2014 at 9:44 AM EST
A year after the President announced his Climate Action Plan -- a comprehensive plan to cut carbon pollution, prepare the U.S. for the impacts of climate change, and lead international efforts to combat global climate change -- the Administration has made real progress in advancing the goals in the plan.
Posted byon June 23, 2014 at 12:13 PM EST
To celebrate the end of National Oceans Month and one year of progress on President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, the White House and the Weather Channel will host “We the Geeks: SUBMERGED!” on Wednesday, June 25, at 2:00pm ET.
Local Businesses, Leaders, and Non-profits Working in Unison to Prepare for Climate Change Impacts in CaliforniaPosted byon June 20, 2014 at 2:04 PM EST
Acting Chair Boots travels to California to see some of the steps Americans are taking to move towards a clean energy economy and prepare communities for the impacts of climate change.
Posted byon June 20, 2014 at 10:30 AM EST
Overwhelmingly, scientific evidence is telling us that: the global climate has been changing over the past several decades in a manner that is highly unusual compared to nature climatic variability; human emissions of greenhouse gases are the dominant cause of these unusual changes; these changes are already having significant adverse impacts on human well being and on ecosystems; and that this harm will continue to grow unless and unless the offending emissions are greatly reduced.
Posted byon June 20, 2014 at 10:18 AM EST
President Obama issues a memorandum directing U.S. government agencies to take additional steps to protect and restore domestic populations of pollinators, including honey bees, native bees, birds, bats, and butterflies -– critical contributors to our nation’s economy, food system, and environmental health.
Posted byon June 17, 2014 at 10:04 AM EST
Whether by cutting pollution, unleashing troves of climate data to empower American communities to prepare for the future, or leading international efforts to combat global climate change, agencies across the Administration are taking bold actions to grow the economy while leaving a green legacy for future generations. Federally-funded research has helped lead to the ideas and inventions behind Google and smartphones. Some of the most exciting breakthroughs in green technology are likewise getting their start in our federal labs on a daily basis.
Posted byon June 16, 2014 at 12:42 PM EST
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.