ICYMI: Biden-Harris Administration Leaders Underscore Importance of Global Action to Combat Climate Change on Heels of New IPCC Report

This week, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a new report that emphasized the need for immediate action by the global community to help address the climate crisis. President Biden, Vice President Harris, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Special Presidential Envoy John Kerry, National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy, Presidential Science Advisor and White…

FACT SHEET: President Biden Directs Agencies to Analyze and Mitigate the Risk Climate Change Poses to Homeowners and Consumers, Businesses and Workers, and the Financial System and Federal Government Itself

Agency Actions Will Better Protect Workers’ Hard-Earned Savings, Create Good Jobs, and Position America to Lead the Global Economy Today, President Biden took action to address the serious threat that the climate crisis poses to our economy. Extreme weather related to climate change can disrupt entire supply chains and deprive communities of food, water, or…

Biden Administration Underscores Commitment to Combatting Climate Change, Strengthening Global Partnerships at Third Arctic Science Ministerial

TOKYO, JAPAN – Today, at the conclusion of the Third Arctic Science Ministerial, the Biden Administration underscored the urgent need to address climate change and reaffirmed its commitment to international collaborations in Arctic research support, including by strengthening partnerships with Indigenous communities. First organized by the United States in 2016, the Arctic Science Ministerial is…

Executive Order on the Establishment of the Climate Change Support Office

     By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 202 of the Revised Statutes (22 U.S.C. 2656) and section 3161 of title 5, United States Code, it is hereby ordered as follows:      Section 1.  Establishment of the Climate Change Support Office.  (a)  There…

Executive Order on Rebuilding and Enhancing Programs to Resettle Refugees and Planning for the Impact of Climate Change on Migration

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq., I hereby order as follows: Section 1.  Policy.  The long tradition of the United States as a leader in refugee resettlement provides a beacon of hope…

Remarks by Vice President Harris on Climate Resilience 

Florida International UniversityMiami, Florida 4:11 P.M. EDT THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Can we give it up for Yendy, please?  (Applause.)  Please have a seat.  Please have a seat.  I said to Yendy he — he did an excellent job.  You know, public speaking is very difficult, but you — you hope that, at the end of…

Remarks by President Biden on Actions to Tackle the Climate Crisis

Brayton Point Power StationSomerset, Massachusetts 2:43 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you.  And thank you for your patience.  You’ve been sitting out here.  Appreciate — please, have a seat, if you have one. Well, hello, Massachusetts.  (Applause.)  It’s an honor to be with your outstanding members of Congress today:…

FACT SHEET: President Biden’s Executive Actions on Climate to Address Extreme Heat and Boost Offshore Wind

New Actions to Accelerate Clean Energy, Create Jobs, and Lower Costs Today, President Biden will reiterate that climate change is a clear and present danger to the United States. Since Congress is not acting on this emergency, President Biden will. In the coming weeks, President Biden will announce additional executive actions to combat this emergency. …

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