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Posted byon May 16, 2014 at 6:15 PM EDT
This week, the President praised the power of solar, honored this year's TOP COPS, awarded the Medal of Honor and traveled to New York for the opening of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.
Posted byon May 14, 2014 at 11:19 AM EDT
Join Grist, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, and the White House for a Google+ Hangout on climate change and the steps we're taking to reduce carbon pollution, prepare for the impacts of climate change, and build a clean energy economy.
Posted byon May 9, 2014 at 3:01 PM EDT
President Obama announces several new steps that will create jobs and help generate more clean energy, waste less energy overall, and leave our kids and grandkids a cleaner, safer planet in the process.
Posted byon May 9, 2014 at 2:53 PM EDT
With his announcements today, the President demonstrates his commitment to Federal leadership on cutting carbon pollution and improving energy efficiency.
Posted byon May 9, 2014 at 2:44 PM EDT
More than 300 organizations across the country have partnered with us and committed to deploy clean energy and cut energy waste. All in all, these commitments represent more than 850 megawatts of solar that will be deployed –- enough to power nearly 130,000 homes.
Posted byon May 9, 2014 at 1:25 PM EDT
Take a behind-the-scenes look at the solar panels on the White House roof, and learn more about the new public- and private-sector commitments that organizations have made to advance solar deployment and invest in energy efficiency.
Posted byon May 9, 2014 at 8:00 AM EDT
This week, the First Lady launched her new Reach Higher education initiative, while the President hosted two bilateral meetings and a press conference, let loose some humor at the White House Correspondents Dinner, and traveled to Arkansas and California.
Posted byon May 8, 2014 at 11:49 AM EDT
Local leaders can use the National Climate Assessment to better prepare for the impacts of climate change we can't avoid, and the Administration is working to help them.
Posted byon May 7, 2014 at 6:00 PM EDT
The President travels to central Arkansas to tour the tornado-affected areas, and reassures the area's residents that they're not doing this work alone.
Posted byon May 6, 2014 at 3:03 PM EDT