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Posted byon February 28, 2014 at 11:33 AM EDT
The Davis-Monthan Air Force Base's new solar plant, the largest of its kind on any U.S. Department of Defense installation, showcases President Obama's commitment to addressing climate change.
Posted byon February 27, 2014 at 3:53 PM EDT
Our returning service men and women have the skills and training our country needs to ensure continued progress toward a clean economy. The Solar Foundation and Operation Free release a report highlighting higher-than-average employment rates for veterans in the solar industry.
Posted byon February 26, 2014 at 12:10 PM EDT
Secretary of Energy Dr. Ernest Moniz travels across the country to highlight the Administration’s efforts to promote production of domestic energy, create jobs and opportunities for American families, and address the serious issues posed by climate change.
Posted byon February 21, 2014 at 1:00 AM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon February 18, 2014 at 4:45 PM EDT
After years of idling on fuel efficiency, America’s truck fleet is on a straight road to lower emissions, fuel savings for drivers, and leading the world in advanced vehicles.
Posted byon February 15, 2014 at 3:32 PM EDT
President Obama headed to California to tour drought-affected areas and talk to those affected by impacts of one of the state’s worst droughts in over 100 years.
Posted byon February 5, 2014 at 1:51 PM EDT
America’s farmers, ranchers and forest landowners face a complex and ever-changing threat in the form of a changing and shifting climate.
Posted byon February 4, 2014 at 2:28 PM EDT
CEQ asked agencies to tell us where they were working collectively to leverage regional resources toward a common goal, and we chose six projects to focus on. After a year of tracking progress and compiling results, I am excited to share with you the accomplishments of these projects. From cutting costs to reducing carbon emissions, these local efforts show how Federal agencies can lead by example in the areas of energy and sustainability:
Posted byon January 30, 2014 at 2:09 PM EDT
The Implementation Plan sets forth the guidelines for Federal Departments and Agencies to execute the National Strategy for the Arctic Region.
Posted byon January 24, 2014 at 4:02 PM EDT
The United States announced plans for a new initiative with 13 other partner countries to eliminate tariffs on environmental goods in the World Trade Organization. The countries participating in the announcement account for 86 percent of global trade in environmental goods, such as such as solar water heaters, wind turbines, and catalytic converters.