Biden-Harris Administration Expands Use of Nature-Based Solutions to Better Protect Communities from the Impacts of Climate Change

Today, during the 28th United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s Conference of the Parties (COP28), the Biden-Harris Administration announced new actions to advance nature-based climate solutions. There is no President in history who has done more to tackle climate change than President Biden. As a result of his efforts, the United States is once…

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…

FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Strengthens the Federal Government’s Resilience to Climate Change Impacts

Today, the Biden-Harris Administration announced new actions by more than 20 agencies to bolster the Federal Government’s resilience to the worsening impacts of climate change. These actions are detailed in annual agency adaptation progress reports and highlight an Administration-wide commitment to confronting the climate crisis by integrating climate-readiness across every agency’s mission and programs. More…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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