FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Launches New Climate Portal to Help Communities Navigate Climate Change Impacts

 Interactive Mapping Features Will Provide Communities with Location-Based Information on Extreme Heat, Drought, Wildfires, and Other Climate Impacts Today, the Biden-Harris Administration is launching a website that, for the first time, provides a live dashboard to help communities see extreme weather and other hazards from climate change they are facing, while also providing maps projecting…

New OMB Analysis: The Inflation Reduction Act Will Significantly Cut the Social Costs of Climate Change

By Candace Vahlsing, Associate Director for Climate, Energy, Environment, and Science, Office of Management and Budget The Inflation Reduction Act represents the most aggressive action to combat the climate crisis and improve American energy security in our nation’s history. It will position us to reach President Biden’s ambitious climate goals, which will save the average…

STATE FACT SHEETS: How the Inflation Reduction Act Lowers Energy Costs, Creates Jobs, and Tackles Climate Change Across America

Today, the White House released state fact sheets highlighting how the Inflation Reduction Act tackles the climate crisis in states across the country and how families and communities can benefit from a clean energy future. The fact sheet outlines how families can save on their utility bills, get tax credits for electric vehicles and energy-saving…

FACT SHEET: 10 Ways the Biden-Harris Administration Is Making America Resilient to Climate Change

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris have been clear that climate change is a crisis. That is why the Biden-Harris Administration is taking action to make communities across America more resilient to climate change, especially as millions of Americans live under heat advisories, wildfires threaten communities big and small, over 100 million Americans…

Ambassador Susan E. Rice Remarks at White House Roundtable on the Health Sector and Climate Change

As Prepared For Delivery: Thank you, Gina, for advancing America’s climate and environmental leadership across two administrations. Thank you, Secretary Becerra, Secretary McDonough, and Admiral Levine for your agencies’ efforts. And, thank you to the public and private health sector leaders here for approaching this issue with the urgency it deserves. The Hippocratic Oath teaches…

Quantifying Risks to the Federal Budget from Climate Change

By Candace Vahlsing, Associate Director for Climate, Energy, Environment, and Science, Office of Management and Budget & Danny Yagan, Chief Economist, Office of Management and Budget Last week, the President released his FY 2023 Budget. In it, the President lays out a clear set of values – that the United States must invest in our…

Statements from the White House Office on Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Working Group II Report

Dr. Alondra Nelson, performing the duties of Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and Deputy Director for Science and Society: “Today, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its latest report documenting the consequences of climate change for our planet, our nation, and our communities. It provides two clear…

Supporting Economic Growth While Tackling Climate Change

Hurricane Ida. Dixie Wildfire. Worst megadrought in centuries. Severe flooding across Europe. And that was just summer 2021. You do not have to be a climate scientist to know that we have a huge problem. The warming of the planet is wreaking havoc in all sorts of ways, with our economy suffering in its wake.…

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