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Posted byon May 29, 2014 at 10:30 AM EST
The United States is producing more oil and natural gas; generating more electricity from renewables such as wind and solar; and consuming less petroleum while holding electricity consumption constant. These developments have had substantial economic and energy security benefits, and they are helping to reduce carbon emissions in the energy sector and thereby tackle the challenge posed by climate change.
Posted byon May 28, 2014 at 8:46 AM EST
The White House, the Energy Department, and the General Services Administration are teaming up to host an Energy Datapalooza, highlighting important new steps in the public and private sectors to leverage data and innovation in ways that promote a clean energy economy in America.
Posted byon May 23, 2014 at 4:38 PM EST
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Mike Boots join the community of Las Cruces, New Mexico to celebrate the President’s designation of the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument, a breathtaking set of mountain ranges and lowlands in southern New Mexico.
Posted byon May 23, 2014 at 3:12 PM EST
Celebrate and honor Memorial Day this year by attending one of many events at America's national parks.
Posted byon May 23, 2014 at 1:16 PM EST
EPA is expanding the virtual conversation about air pollution and asthma, issues that seriously affect Latino health.
Posted byon May 22, 2014 at 12:14 PM EST
President Obama signs a proclamation at the Department of the Interior designating the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks a National Monument.
Posted byon May 20, 2014 at 10:32 AM EST
The Federal Government partners with the private sector to ensure Federal leadership on energy efficiency and renewable deployment.
Posted byon May 16, 2014 at 5:15 PM EST
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 10:19 AM EST
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 2:01 PM EST
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.