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Posted byon May 17, 2011 at 2:54 PM EDT
Heather Zichal, Deputy Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change, discusses the Administration’s policies to support safe and responsible domestic oil and gas production.
Posted byon May 10, 2011 at 10:46 AM EDT
In the first of a two-part blog, OSTP and USGS take a look at the science of earthquakes. Globally there have been four deadly earthquakes in just over a year—Haiti, Chile, New Zealand, and Japan—which have served as a reminder of the tectonic forces active beneath our feet.
Posted byon April 28, 2011 at 6:00 PM EDT
OSTP Policy Analyst Mary Boatman joined the Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks for an interactive “Webinar” to discuss issues concerning the Arctic region.
Posted byon April 18, 2011 at 2:43 PM EDT
Tomorrow from 2-3pm EDT you can join the US Arctic Research Commission (USARC) and Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks for an interactive “Webinar” to discuss issues concerning the Arctic.
Posted byon March 31, 2011 at 10:36 AM EDT
Each week the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships highlights grant opportunities and resources available for community and faith-based organizations. This week there are at least four new grant announcements for non-profits and an additional resource for those interested in helping their community.
Posted byon March 22, 2011 at 1:40 PM EDT
Members of the newly convened Governance Coordinating Committee chime in on what they think their work and membership means to the people and the communities they serve.
Posted byon March 18, 2011 at 2:31 PM EDT
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, American Indians and Alaska Natives are highly impacted by HIV/AIDS despite that less they make up less than 1 percent of those living with HIV. CDC is working with the Indian Health Service on preventive meansures and promotion programs.
Posted byon March 17, 2011 at 4:34 PM EDT
Having just returned from the Japanese Embassy where he wrote a message in a condolence book for victims, the President speaks at the White House on the tragic events in Japan.
Posted byon March 13, 2011 at 6:52 PM EDT
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney has released an overview of the United States' reponse in support of our friends in Japan. For information on how you can help directly, USAID has pulled together options for donating to support the response effort.
Posted byon March 11, 2011 at 1:03 PM EDT
The President's statement and an overview of his briefings on the tragedy.