FACT SHEET: The President’s Budget Creates Good-Paying Clean Jobs, Cuts Energy Costs, and Delivers on the President’s Ambitious Climate Agenda

Since taking office, President Biden has delivered on the most ambitious climate, conservation, and environmental justice agenda in history—taking bold action to reduce climate pollution across every sector of the economy, protecting more than 26 million acres of lands and waters, and restoring the vital role of science in guiding federal decision-making. The Administration continues…

FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Releases Fifth National Climate Assessment and Announces More Than $6 Billion to Strengthen Climate Resilience Across the Country

Fifth National Climate Assessment (NCA5) shows decline in U.S. greenhouse gas emissions even as population and GDP have grown Since Day One, President Biden has delivered on the most ambitious climate agenda in history – signing into law the largest investment in climate action ever, including more than $50 billion in climate resilience, taking bold…

Readout of Second Convening on Climate-Risk Macroeconomic Forecasts

Earlier this week, the Council of Economic Advisers and the Office of Management and Budget, with the Climate Policy Office, Office of Clean Energy Innovation and Implementation, and Office of Science and Technology Policy, the Department of Energy, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, hosted a convening on Climate-Energy-Macroeconomic Forecasting with economists and financial…

A Proclamation on Earth Day, 2024

    More than 50 years ago today, some 20 million Americans came together across the country to demand that we prioritize our planet’s well-being.  They came from every walk of life and political background, and were united around a common vision:  to protect the Earth and our natural treasures for future generations. Their actions…

CEQ Chair Mallory Highlights Administration’s Clean Water, Clean Energy, Permitting, and Conservation Progress in House Natural Resources Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Brenda Mallory appeared before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources for a hearing titled, “Examining the Council on Environmental Quality Fiscal Year 2025 Budget Request and Related Policy Matters.” Chair Mallory submitted the following written testimony for the record: Introduction Chairman…

FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Proposes Plan to Protect and Steward Old-Growth Forests on National Forest System Lands

President Biden is delivering on the most ambitious climate and conservation agenda in history, including by already protecting more than 41 million acres of lands and waters. Today the Biden-Harris Administration is taking new steps to conserve, restore, and expand our nation’s old growth forests by advancing a proposal from the U.S. Department of Agriculture…

White House Releases New Strategies to Advance Sustainable Ocean Management

This National Ocean Month, the White House announced three new federal strategies that advance President Biden’s commitment to conserving and protecting our ocean, and harnessing its power to strengthen our economy and address the climate and nature crises. A thriving ocean holds immense benefits for all life, and President Biden has made clear that preserving…

Remarks by President Biden on Actions to Address the Climate Crisis

South Court AuditoriumEisenhower Executive Office Building   10:40 A.M. EST THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you so much.  Appreciate it.  Well, I told Ritika: When she’s president, don’t forget me.  (Laughter.)  Ritika, thank you for that introduction and your beautiful artwork.  You all see the artwork?  Can you see it up here?  It’s on the right side; I don’t know if…

A Progress Report on Climate-Energy-Macro Modeling

Climate change presents intensifying physical risks across the Nation. In addition, the global shift away from carbon-intensive energy sources and industrial processes presents transition risks to workers, firms, and communities. Both physical and transition risks will have consequences for the economy, society, and overall well-being. The Biden-Harris Administration is committed to sound financial and fiscal…

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