Climate

Facts on U.S.-China Dialogue Strategic Track Select Outcomes

On the occasion of the Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) July 9-10, 2014, the United States and China agreed to, among other things:

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EPA’s McCarthy on Announcement of Clean Power Plan

EPA is proposing a Clean Power Plan that will cut carbon pollution from our power sector, by using cleaner energy sources, and cutting energy waste.

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U.S. Plans Carbon Cuts from Power Plants

EPA Administrator Gina Mc Carthy  at lectern

The Obama administration is taking action to reduce the amount of carbon sent into the atmosphere by electric power production, the source of about one-third of all domestic greenhouse gases and the single largest source of carbon pollution.

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State’s Frantz: 10 Takeaways from Obama’s Speech at West Point

Doug Frantz: “In his commencement address to the graduating class at the United States Military Academy at West Point, President Obama laid out his vision of America’s leadership on the global stage. Here are 10 highlights that drew my attention.”

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The U.S. National Climate Assessment Fact Sheet: What Climate Change Means for Regions across America and Major Sectors of the Economy

Today, delivering on a major commitment in the President’s Climate Action Plan, the Obama Administration is unveiling the third U.S. National Climate Assessment – —the most comprehensive scientific assessment ever generated of climate change and its impacts across every region of America and major sectors of the U.S. economy.

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Secretary of State Kerry: Remarks on Climate Change

When 97 percent of scientists agree on anything, we need to listen, and we need to respond.

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Appointment of Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg as Special Envoy to the U.N. for Climate Change and Cities

Secretary Kerry: This appointment comes at a pivotal moment in the global effort to address climate change. Every single year of the 21st century – including 2013 – ranks among the 15 warmest years on record.

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Gallagher: GEO’s achievements inspire us to look well beyond the current horizon

There will be breakthroughs not yet imagined. GEO will advance our understanding of the past, yield necessary insights about the present, and catalyze essential forecasts about the future.

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GEO-X Summit Aims to Improve Access to Critical Information on Global Enviroment #GEO2025

GEO-X Summit and Exhibition

From January 12 to 17, 2014 Geneva’s CICG center will be the site of a major international conference and exhibit aimed at improving access to critical information on the global environment.

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Clean Energy Technologies Advance in United States

ImagesWindmill in foreground, with large wind turbines in background, towering over grazing cows (AP Images)

Over the last five years, American inventors and investors have made significant progress in developing and deploying key clean energy technologies, supported by the policies of the Obama administration.

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