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Posted byon May 22, 2015 at 7:12 PM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon May 21, 2015 at 4:41 PM EDT
Military leaders respond to the President's call to combat climate change.
Posted byon May 21, 2015 at 12:05 PM EDT
See the President's speech to the class of 2015 at the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut.
Posted byon May 20, 2015 at 12:11 PM EDT
Enforceable commitments to protect the environment, coupled with targeted technical assistance and capacity building, can result in important environmental progress on the ground.
Posted byon May 19, 2015 at 4:31 PM EDT
The Energy Department released a new report – Enabling Wind Power Nationwide – that shows how the next generation of wind turbines can help expand wind power in all 50 states.
Posted byon May 19, 2015 at 9:00 AM EDT
Pollinators are critical to the Nation’s economy, food security, and environmental health. Honey bee pollination alone adds more than $15 billion in value to agricultural crops each year, and helps ensure that our diets include ample fruits, nuts, and vegetables. This tremendously valuable service is provided to society by honey bees, native bees and other insect pollinators, birds, and bats. That’s why today, the Obama Administration is releasing a new National Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators.
Posted byon May 15, 2015 at 4:25 PM EDT
On Bike to Work Day, Federal Chief Sustainability Officer Kate Brandt highlights the importance of sustainable commuting.
Posted byon May 12, 2015 at 6:51 PM EDT
The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) is a landmark environmental law with a 45 year history of driving better quality projects and better outcomes for communities. Here are a few facts to keep in mind about NEPA.
Posted byon May 6, 2015 at 3:27 PM EDT
On the anniversary of the U.S. National Climate Assessment, the President's Science Advisor John Holdren meets with and highlights communities and regions that are using the tool to take action on climate where it matters most.
Posted byon May 5, 2015 at 1:36 PM EDT
The White House is convening the nation’s leading thinkers on infrastructure planning and design to highlight how projects like new roads and transit lines can be designed to foster economic opportunity and increase resilience to the impacts of climate change.