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Posted byon October 2, 2014 at 2:40 PM EST
Posted byon October 1, 2014 at 8:54 AM EST
The Obama administration launches the first round of the Climate Action Champions Competition, to recognize and support the path-breaking steps that local and tribal governments are already taking to reduce carbon pollution and prepare for the impacts of climate change.
Posted byon September 30, 2014 at 4:00 PM EST
The President's Better Buildings Challenge expands to take on data centers, which consumed about 100 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity last year, representing more than 2% of all U.S. electricity use.
Posted byon September 23, 2014 at 3:14 PM EST
President Obama delivers remarks at the United Nations Climate Summit -- a meeting of world leaders to showcase climate action commitments from governments, local leaders, and the private sector.
Posted byon September 23, 2014 at 2:30 PM EST
Check out this week's chart to see the difference we can make if we work together to reduce emissions – and the disastrous consequences if we fail to act on climate change.
Posted byon September 23, 2014 at 1:20 PM EST
Leaders from more than 120 countries gathered in New York for the UN Climate Summit. On the agenda: a challenge that knows no borders, produces devastating local impacts, and requires global action.
Posted byon September 19, 2014 at 5:20 PM EST
Mike Boots travels to Minnesota to meet with tribal Chairwoman Karen Diver and tour the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indian Reservation's resilience-building efforts.
Posted byon September 19, 2014 at 3:52 PM EST
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe highlights how the Endangered Species Act helped bring the Delmarva fox squirrel from the brink of extinction.
Posted byon September 19, 2014 at 12:44 PM EST
The Departments of the Navy, Agriculture, and Energy announce new contracts to accelerate the development of cost-competitive advanced biofuels for use by the military and commercial sectors.
Posted byon September 18, 2014 at 3:52 PM EST
The SunShot Initiative’s Solar Instructor Training Network – which aims to train 50,000 new solar installers by 2020 – is partnering with up to three military bases to create a veterans solar job training pilot project in the fall of 2014.