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Posted byon January 17, 2014 at 4:18 PM EDT
This week, I participated in an event at the White House on Women Leaders in Climate Finance and Investment that highlighted the pioneering role women leaders in the finance sector are playing to mainstream climate change into finance and investment decisions. Women around the world are often the first to feel the effects of climate and at the same time can offer unique perspectives and solutions.
Posted byon January 16, 2014 at 5:45 PM EDT
In the past few months, the Administration has taken important steps under the Climate Action Plan to move to cleaner sources of power, strengthen our communities against the threat of severe weather, and engage our international partners.
Posted byon January 15, 2014 at 10:00 AM EDT
North Carolina State University will lead the Energy Department’s new manufacturing innovation institute for the next generation of power electronics, which will work to drive down the costs of and build America’s manufacturing leadership in wide bandgap (WBG) semiconductor-based power electronics.
Posted byon January 14, 2014 at 12:35 PM EDT
Among college grads, men outnumber women in nearly every science and engineering major, according to a report by the American Association of University Women. At the Energy Department, a workforce well versed in STEM fields, like physics, chemical science and computing, is critical to driving our mission forward.
Posted byon January 10, 2014 at 7:00 PM EDT
Weekly Wrap Up: Promise Zones, Extending Emergency Unemployment Insurance, Affordable Care Act, We the Geeks and Strengthening our Nation’s Energy Infrastructure.
Posted byon January 10, 2014 at 6:30 PM EDT
In this week's We The Geek's Google+ hangout, we spoke with leading meteorologists, climate scientists, and weather experts about why temperatures dipped to such frigid lows this week, how weather experts turn raw data into useful forecasts, and what we know about extreme weather events in the context of a changing climate.
Posted byon January 10, 2014 at 1:04 AM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon January 9, 2014 at 4:40 PM EDT
President Obama establishes the federal government’s first Quadrennial Energy Review (QER) process, fulfilling an important commitment from his Climate Action Plan and ensuring that federal energy policies continue to meet the nation’s economic, environmental, and security goals.
Posted byon January 8, 2014 at 5:37 PM EDT
Join us this Friday, January 10th at 2:00 PM ET for a conversation with leading meteorologists, climate scientists, and weather experts about why temperatures dipped to such frigid lows this week, how weather experts turn raw data into useful forecasts, and what we know about extreme weather events in the context of a changing climate.
Posted byon January 6, 2014 at 6:10 PM EDT
Clean energy technologies are producing more American energy than ever before as key costs continue to come down.