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Posted byon December 15, 2014 at 12:45 PM EST
Climate change is putting our public health and health care facilities at risk, and the Administration is committing to support leaders in the health care industry as they take action.
Posted byon December 12, 2014 at 12:54 PM EST
After returning from COP 20 in Lima, Peru, where countries are meeting to pave the way for an international climate change agreement, Mike Boots highlights how the U.S. has played a leading role in domestic and international efforts to combat climate change.
Posted byon December 11, 2014 at 4:37 PM EST
Posted byon December 10, 2014 at 3:10 PM EST
Higher education institutions are responding to the President's call to action to support Making on college campuses. One recent effort responding to this call is the Make Schools Alliance, a new initiative that will provide students with spaces, projects and mentors to engage in hands-on Making activities and boost their interest and persistence in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Posted byon December 9, 2014 at 4:48 PM EST
NASCAR driver Ryan Blaney joins Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and Counselor to the President John Podesta at the White House to talk about proper tire maintenance — and brings along his #22 Mustang and the #18 “M&Ms” car.
Posted byon December 9, 2014 at 9:35 AM EST
oday, in an important milestone to help achieve this goal, the Department of Interior and other Executive Branch agencies and offices are releasing, on climate.data.gov, new troves of government data on water and ecosystem, as well as new geospatial tools, as part of the President’s Climate Data Initiative. Earlier installments of that initiative focused on data relating to sea-level rise, flood risk, and agriculture.
Posted byon December 3, 2014 at 2:28 PM EST
As members of the President’s State, Local and Tribal Leaders Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience, Chairwoman Karen Diver and Mayor Reggie Joule highlight supplemental recommendations that focus on the specific and unique perspectives of Native communities.
Posted byon December 3, 2014 at 12:58 PM EST
In recognition of their strong commitment to the fight against climate change, the Obama administration names 16 communities as the first class of Climate Action Champions.
Posted byon December 2, 2014 at 10:14 AM EST
The future of America is inextricably linked to the future of the Arctic.
Posted byon November 19, 2014 at 4:26 PM EST
At the United Nations Climate Summit in September, President Obama announced a set of new initiatives aimed at strengthening global resilience to climate change, including a Public-Private Partnership on Climate Data and Information for Resilient Development.