“Our mission is to promote the well-being of our country – for both current and future generations – by curbing the carbon pollution that is causing climate change and threatening our children’s health, promoting clean energy and energy security, protecting the pristine places and natural resources that shape our National identity and fuel our economy, and leading by example at the federal level.”
– Michael Boots
This week marks the anniversary of a significant milestone in the journey to improve ocean governance in the United States: five years ago, on July 19, 2010, President Obama signed an Executive Order creating the first National Ocean Policy and a Federal interagency National Ocean Council (NOC), which we co-chair, to implement it.
President Obama is committed to improving the nation’s electric grid and spurring the development of renewable energy. Today, the Administration is announcing new investments in the next generation of power transmission and smart grid technology in 13 states and executive actions that will make it easier and faster to permit transmission lines.
At the 2015 GreenGov Symposium, Federal agencies and stakeholders came together to highlight Federal sustainability achievements and discuss strategies to continue meeting sustainability goals.
On June 25, 2013, President Obama laid out his comprehensive plan for steady action to reduce carbon pollution in America, prepare our country for the impacts of climate change, and lead global efforts to fight it. Learn more about the President's Plan: