Press Gaggle by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre En Route Brunswick, ME

Aboard Air Force One En Route Brunswick, Maine 11:52 A.M. EDT MS. JEAN-PIERRE:  Happy Friday.  We’ve made it.  We’re en route to Auburn, Maine, where the President will highlight how Bidenomics and his Investing in America agenda are revitalizing manufacturing and bringing investments and jobs to communities, including those that have too often been left…

Biden-Harris Administration Finalizes Reforms to Modernize Environmental Reviews, Accelerate America’s Clean Energy Future, Simplify the Process to Rebuild our Nation’s Infrastructure, and Strengthen Public Engagement

Bipartisan Permitting Reform Implementation Rule implements new permitting efficiencies included in the Fiscal Responsibility Act; includes additional reforms to improve federal permitting processes WASHINGTON — As part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s all-of-government effort to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of federal permitting processes, the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) today finalized a rule…

FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Leverages Historic U.S. Climate Leadership at Home and Abroad to Urge Countries to Accelerate Global Climate Action at U.N. Climate Conference (COP28)

Since day one, President Biden, Vice President Harris, and the entire Biden-Harris Administration have treated climate change as the existential threat of our time. After spearheading the most significant climate action in history at home and leading efforts to tackle the climate crisis abroad, the United States heads into the 28th U.N. Climate Change Conference…

CEQ Chair Brenda Mallory Announces United States Participation in the Global Freshwater Challenge at COP28

Global Effort Builds on President Biden’s America the Beautiful Initiative DUBAI – At a United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) Presidency Roundtable on December 10th, White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Brenda Mallory announced that the United States is joining the Freshwater Challenge, the largest-ever global initiative to restore degraded rivers, lakes, and wetlands,…

Ocean Solutions to a More Sustainable World

By Scott Doney, Assistant Director for Ocean Climate Science and Policy, Office of Science and Technology Policy This National Ocean Month, we reaffirm a key scientific finding—that the ocean is an essential part of a healthy and livable world. Threats to ocean health are well known. Globally, ocean temperatures and sea levels are rapidly rising…

Australia-United States Climate, Critical Minerals and Clean Energy Transformation Compact

Australia and the United States commit to enhance bilateral cooperation under a Climate, Critical Minerals and Clean Energy Transformation Compact (the Compact), establishing climate and clean energy as a central pillar of the Australia-United States Alliance. Australia and the United States recognise the importance of addressing the climate crisis as a critical component of the…

FACT SHEET: Biden Administration Roadmap to Build an Economy Resilient to Climate Change Impacts

Agency Actions Will Protect Retirement Plans, Homeowners, Consumers, Businesses and Supply Chains, Workers, and the Federal Government from Financial Risks of Climate Change Today, the Biden-Harris Administration released a comprehensive, government-wide strategy to measure, disclose, manage and mitigate the systemic risks climate change poses to American families, businesses, and the economy – building on actions…

FACT SHEET: The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Releases New Resources to Advance Climate Science and Support Decision Making

Today, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) is releasing new resources to advance climate science and knowledge, and to support leaders at every level of government in managing the impacts of climate change and building climate resilience in communities. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a new report this week that…

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING: Biden-Harris Administration Launches American Climate Corps

As part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s historic climate agenda, yesterday the Administration launched the American Climate Corps, a workforce training and service initiative that will ensure more young people have access to the skills-based training necessary for good-paying careers in the clean energy and climate resilience economy. The American Climate Corps will mobilize a new,…

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