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Posted byon November 19, 2014 at 12:41 PM EDT
Pacific Gas & Electric demonstrates their new plug-in hybrid bucket truck — a utility vehicle with emissions nearly 80% lower than a conventional truck.
Posted byon November 17, 2014 at 1:45 PM EDT
The Administration has developed the Climate Resilience Toolkit, a website that provides centralized, authoritative, easy-to-use information, tools, and best practices to help communities prepare for and boost their resilience to the impacts of climate change.
Posted byon November 17, 2014 at 12:46 PM EDT
Last week, the Eleventh Plenary Session of the Group on Earth Observations (GEO-XI) convened representatives from around the world. The intergovernmental Group on Earth Observations (GEO) is a collaborative, multi-national organization created to help connect Earth assessment tools around the world. As one of four permanent members of GEO's Executive Committee, the United States works through the domestic U.S. Group on Earth Observations to support investment and innovation in Earth observations.
Posted byon November 13, 2014 at 3:15 PM EDT
Have questions about climate change? Dr. John P. Holdren, the President's science advisor, wants to answer them. Ask him your questions on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or Vine using the hashtag #AskDrH -- and he'll answer some of them on camera.
Posted byon November 12, 2014 at 10:30 AM EDT
President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping made history by jointly announcing the United States’ and China’s respective targets for reducing the greenhouse gas emissions driving climate change in the post-2020 period.
Posted byon November 3, 2014 at 5:14 PM EDT
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden highlights how climate change is impacting NASA and outlines a plan to respond.
Posted byon November 2, 2014 at 5:01 AM EDT
On November 2, 2014, OSTP Director Dr. John P. Holdren issued a statement on the release of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 5th Assessment Synthesis Report.
Posted byon October 31, 2014 at 5:11 PM EDT
The demand for safe and nutritious seafood is increasing, and the continued growth of properly managed aquaculture businesses can help satisfy this demand. Supporting our own homegrown aquaculture enterprises not only secures a reliable source of safe seafood, but also promotes sustainable businesses and economic development in rural, urban, and coastal communities, encourages healthy eating, and can even help the environment.
Posted byon October 31, 2014 at 10:52 AM EDT
Under the President’s leadership, agencies have made significant progress in cutting carbon pollution, improving energy efficiency, and preparing for the impacts of climate change.
Posted byon October 29, 2014 at 3:41 PM EDT
To help increase the rate at which national laboratory discoveries successfully transition into the private sector, the Energy Department today launched Lab-Corps, a new program that will train top lab researchers across the nation how to move high-impact national laboratory-invented technologies into the market.