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Introducing Green ✓
Today, we’re launching a new tool to further drive sustainable purchasing and strengthen environmental stewardship requirements in Government acquisitions.
September 7, 2016 at 4:46 PM ET by Anne Rung, Christine Harada
Clean Energy in a Revitalized Spartanburg
The first Clean Energy Savings for All Summit highlights the Arkwright Solar Farm as a crowning achievement of the revitalization efforts in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
August 31, 2016 at 4:05 PM ET by
Email from Cheyenne: Find your park this week!
Cheyenne, a rising fifth grader from Maryland, writes about the upcoming National Park Centennial.
August 22, 2016 at 4:14 PM ET by
Watch Live as NOAA Explores Never-Before-Seen Areas of the Pacific Ocean
Scientists aboard NOAA's Ship Okeanos Explorer are exploring never-before-seen areas of Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument.
August 11, 2016 at 3:22 PM ET by Dr. Alan Leonardi and Samantha Brooke
Getting smart about how we finance disaster resilience
Today, the White House highlighted innovative ways that states, local communities, and the private sector are investing in disaster resilience.
August 3, 2016 at 1:32 PM ET by Jainey Bavishi, Alice C. Hill & Dr. Tamara Dickinson
Mr. President Goes to Yosemite
“Here at Yosemite we connect not just with our own spirit, but with something greater.”
June 21, 2016 at 4:10 PM ET by
Community Development Financial Institutions Finding Innovative Ways to Build Climate Resilience
CDFIs are finding innovative ways to help build climate resilience in low-income communities across the country.
May 26, 2016 at 10:32 AM ET by
, Annie Donovan
Northeast Releases the Nation’s First Draft Regional Marine Plan
Today, the Northeast Regional Planning Body released a draft of the Nation’s first regional marine plan for public comment.
May 25, 2016 at 12:12 PM ET by Beth Kerttula
Making Federal Acquisitions Climate-Smart
Today, the Administration proposed a rule that would drive greater disclosure of greenhouse gas emissions & climate-related risk data among the Government’s supply chain.
May 25, 2016 at 10:00 AM ET by Anne Rung, Ali Zaidi, Christine Harada
Building Climate-Smart Agriculture and Forestry
We’re building on our progress for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural production and the land sector.
May 12, 2016 at 5:24 PM ET by
Nominate a White House Champion of Change for Climate Equity
Help us identify Champions who are enabling low-income and underserved communities to prepare for, adapt to, and thrive in the face of climate change.
April 20, 2016 at 10:31 AM ET by
Working Together to Build a Sustainable Water Future
Today, as part of World Water Day, the White House is hosting a Water Summit to catalyze ideas and actions to build a sustainable water future in the United States.
March 22, 2016 at 6:00 AM ET by Hannah Safford
5 Ways President Obama is Protecting Wildlife Around the World
In celebration of World Wildlife Day, here are five ways that President Obama is stepping up to protect wildlife around the world.
March 3, 2016 at 3:03 PM ET by
Weekly Address: Doubling Our Clean Energy Funding to Address the Challenge of Climate Change
In this week’s address, the President discussed how the most ambitious climate agreement in history is advancing the latest technologies in clean power.
February 6, 2016 at 6:00 AM ET by Melanie Garunay
Building Climate Resilience Across the Nation
The first ever group of Resilience AmeriCorps members began training & 10 additional communities were invited to participate in Climate Action Champion activities.
January 14, 2016 at 10:15 AM ET by
10 Things You Should Know About President Obama’s Actions to Protect Our Land, Water and Wildlife
Here are ten things you should know about President Obama’s actions to protect our land, water and wildlife to kick off 2016!
January 8, 2016 at 10:07 AM ET by
What You Need to Know About How President Obama is Fighting Climate Change
Earlier this month in Paris, the world came together to announce the most ambitious global agreement ever to combat climate change. Watch a message from the President.
December 22, 2015 at 1:58 PM ET by
Pay for Success: New Resources for Better Conservation Outcomes
This week, the Administration announced new efforts to focus on the long-term problem of water scarcity.
December 17, 2015 at 4:07 PM ET by
A Big Win for Clean Energy and Climate Change
New legislation would reduce carbon dioxide emissions by more than 200 million metric tons in 2020 alone, providing momentum towards our 2025 target.
December 17, 2015 at 12:50 PM ET by
Changing the Game on Water Supply
Thanks to American innovation, solutions to water resource challenges are within reach.
December 15, 2015 at 10:59 AM ET by Ali Zaidi
Innovative Financing for Clean Energy Technologies
First global Green Bank Network was announced today along with a report examining innovative financing mechanisms adopted by states to spur investments in clean energy.
December 7, 2015 at 3:28 PM ET by Melanie A. Kenderdine
Enhancing America’s Natural Resources to Reduce the Impacts of Climate Change
New report highlights the comprehensive approach across agencies to reduce land sector emissions and protect our natural resources against the impacts of climate change.
December 2, 2015 at 9:44 AM ET by
Announcing: "Mission Innovation"
President Obama joins world leaders in announcing “Mission Innovation” to dramatically accelerate global clean energy innovation to address climate change.
November 29, 2015 at 7:01 PM ET by Paul Bodnar, Dave Turk
A Major Milestone for President Obama’s Climate Agenda
Over 100 cities have pledged to create bold climate action plans as President Obama & Secretary Kerry travel to Paris to negotiate an international climate agreement.
November 20, 2015 at 2:33 PM ET by
American Colleges and Universities Build Momentum on the Road to Paris
More than 200 American colleges and universities across the country committed to standing behind a strong international climate agreement.
November 20, 2015 at 12:29 PM ET by
Investments in Renewable Energy Are Paying Off and Paving the Way for Ambitious Climate Action
By 2030, climate commitments could make clean energy less costly than even our cheapest fossil resources.
November 13, 2015 at 3:29 PM ET by
Encouraging Private Investments in America’s Natural Resources
President Obama takes a critical step to help encourage private investment in natural resource conservation by signing a Presidential Memorandum to strengthen environment
November 3, 2015 at 12:30 PM ET by
State, Tribal, and Local Leaders Take Steps to Advance National Ocean Policy
Recently, State, tribal, and local leaders charged with coordinating national ocean policies across jurisdictions reconvened at the White House.
November 2, 2015 at 4:08 PM ET by Beth Kerttula
In Ongoing Response to Hurricane Sandy, We Must Remain Focused on Climate Change's Long-Term Impacts
Since Hurricane Sandy made landfall, the Administration has invested in hard-hit communities to ensure that they don’t just rebuild, but rebuild smarter.
October 29, 2015 at 10:00 AM ET by
Incorporating Natural Infrastructure and Ecosystem Services in Federal Decision-Making
Today, the Administration released a new memorandum directing Federal agencies to factor the value of ecosystem services into Federal planning and decision-making.
October 7, 2015 at 2:30 PM ET by Tamara Dickinson, Timothy Male, Ali Zaidi