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Posted byon October 29, 2014 at 3:41 PM EDT
To help increase the rate at which national laboratory discoveries successfully transition into the private sector, the Energy Department today launched Lab-Corps, a new program that will train top lab researchers across the nation how to move high-impact national laboratory-invented technologies into the market.
Posted byon October 28, 2014 at 12:56 PM EDT
$300 billion in savings. That’s how much consumers and businesses have saved on utility bills in the last 22 years because of the ENERGY STAR program.
Posted byon October 24, 2014 at 3:59 PM EDT
When it comes to conservation, the Administration is thinking bigger. Mike Boots highlights the Administration’s commitment to landscape-level conservation and natural resource management at the National Workshop of Large Landscape Conservation.
Posted byon October 24, 2014 at 2:09 PM EDT
Secretary Tom Vilsack gives an update on how the United States Department of Agriculture is making a difference for Americans in rural areas -- the first in a "Keeping Up with the Cabinet" series.
Posted byon October 22, 2014 at 12:36 PM EDT
Climate education and literacy are a critical part of this STEM skillset and are particularly important for building a 21st-century workforce, where tomorrow’s community leaders, city planners, and entrepreneurs have the information, knowledge, and training to make sound decisions and grow businesses in the context of a changing climate.
Posted byon October 22, 2014 at 9:37 AM EDT
In keeping with President Obama’s June 2014 memorandum, CEQ is releasing revised guidance on Sustainable Designed Landscapes to help Federal agencies incorporate pollinator friendly practices at Federal facilities and landscapes.
Posted byon October 16, 2014 at 12:57 PM EDT
Brenda Kyle, a longtime resident of southern California, reflects on how the San Gabriel Mountains became such a big part of her life - and how she shares her love of the outdoors with others.
Posted byon October 13, 2014 at 11:30 AM EDT
The responsibility of the Department of Defense is the security of our country -- and that requires thinking ahead and planning for a wide range of contingencies. Climate change is a long-term trend, but with wise planning and risk mitigation now, we can reduce adverse impacts downrange.
Posted byon October 10, 2014 at 5:37 PM EDT
President Obama designates the San Gabriel Mountains in California as our newest national monument.
Posted byon October 10, 2014 at 1:00 PM EDT
President Obama will travel to Los Angeles County, California to designate the San Gabriel Mountains as America’s newest national monument, and a timeless piece of our national heritage. In many ways, this nation’s story is etched into its land, and as the President is recognizing with this designation, each of our monuments provides us an important cultural bridge between our past and our future.