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Posted byon August 25, 2014 at 12:29 PM EDT
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 10:30 AM EDT
The Council on Environmental Quality releases draft guidance to improve the efficiency and timeliness of Federal agencies' programmatic environmental reviews under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).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 4:47 PM EDT
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 4:03 PM EDT
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 1:55 PM EDT
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 6:20 PM EDT
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.
Posted byon July 29, 2014 at 11:26 AM EDT
The Council of Economic Advisers released a report that examines the economic consequences of delaying implementing policies to reduce the pace and ultimate magnitude of these changes; the findings emphasize the need for policy action today.
Posted byon July 29, 2014 at 10:38 AM EDT
The White House released a new report from the Council of Economic Advisers that breaks down the economic consequences of delaying action to combat climate change. So how will this affect you and your community? Jason Furman, the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, is taking to Twitter to answer your questions.
Posted byon July 29, 2014 at 8:16 AM EDT
In a major step to advance the President’s Climate Data Initiative, the Obama administration is inviting leaders of the technology and agricultural sectors to the White House to discuss new collaborative steps to unleash data that will help ensure our food system is resilient to the effects of climate change.
Posted byon July 25, 2014 at 12:46 PM EDT
Federal agencies are making significant progress in meeting President Obama's ambitious goals to reduce energy use, pollution and waste, and save money in Federal operations.