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Second Obama Environmental Advisor To Step Down

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2014 | Politics

(Adds background) By Valerie Volcovici and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON, Dec 3 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will se...

Better than TV (or that work email)! Live Stream of the GreenGov Conference

Frank Sesno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frank Sesno

Today we launch the first day of the Green Gov Conference held at George Washington University in Washington DC. Administration officials Steven Chu, ...

New National Ocean Policy Will Help Protect the "Blue Heart of the Planet"

Sarah Chasis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Chasis

Tomorrow evening at the Commonwealth Club of California, the Council on Environmental Quality Chairwoman Nancy Sutley and National Oceanic and Atmosph...

Reclaiming Open Spaces in Our Urban Landscape

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

President Obama launched the America's Great Outdoors Initiative to develop a conservation and recreation agenda that would use community-based soluti...

Asian Carp: White House Summit Begins Week Of Activity

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A week of activity on the impending Asian carp crisis kicks off Monday with a meeting at the White House. Nancy Sutley, the president's top environme...

A New Kind of Service

Will Byrne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Will Byrne

In preparing for yesterday's Energy Canvass in honor of the MLK Day of Service, I restored in my mind Dr. King's vision of the attainable "Beloved Com...

Three Reasons for Hope in Copenhagen

Alexia Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alexia Parks

The requirement for the U.S. Congress to sign off on any document produced at Copenhagen for it to legally bind us to those agreements, is another reason why I'm hopeful.

Obama's Speech (TEXT): Transcript Of President Obama's Speech About Gay Rights

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The official transcript of President Obama's address at The Human Rights Campaign's 13th Annual National Dinner on Saturday, as released by the White ...

Now is the Time, Al Gore: Coalfield Uprising and Heroes Need National Defense, Green Jobs

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Now is the time for all good greens, rednecks, social entrepreneurs, hellraisers, Repower America and Al Gore to come to the aid of their fellow citizens in the Appalachian coalfields.

Outed! Will Obama Meet the Real FACES of Coal or Exposed Big Coal Front?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

From forged letters to fake rallies, the revelations over Big Coal's public relations machinations continue. Today's candidate for the "bogus coal front of the week" is FACES, the Federation for American Coal, Energy and Security.

Fearless Tree-Sit in Coal Blasting Area Calls Out Failed Regulations

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

In a stunning blow to mountaintop removal blasting operations in the Coal River Valley of West Virginia this morning, two fearless protesters scaled massive trees and unfurled banners.

A Conversation with Nancy Sutley, Head of the White House Council on Environmental Quality

Javier Sierra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Javier Sierra

As a Latina, Sutley is aware of our community's disproportionate suffering from the consequences of environmental degradation.

Abetting Historicide: Does Nancy Sutley's Regulatory Banter Cover Up Crimes Against Coalfield Residents?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Are Obama's well-meaning but irresolute environmental administrators abetting the crimes of human rights violations and historicide?

Four Reasons for Hope on LGBT Rights and the Obama Administration

Carlos A. Ball | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carlos A. Ball

I want to find reasons to still believe that the Obama Administration will do the right thing for LGBT people, and do it relatively soon.

Urgent July 4th Declaration: Bo Webb to Al Gore: Stand with Me at Ground Zero for Climate Change

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

If we are to be serious about addressing the "inconvenient truth," then banning mountaintop removal is a logical and required first step in capturing carbon and saving our forests.

Behind The Scenes With Obama's Cabinet (SLIDESHOW)

The Huffington Post | Cara Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Cabinet members: they're more than just bureaucratic figureheads. They will also paint your house, fertilize your lawn and serve you lunch, as reveale...

Obama's Big Blue Commitment

Julie Packard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Julie Packard

We're more worried about the economy than about long-term ocean health, and we don't see the connection between the two.

Top 10 List: Why President Obama Must Visit Appalachia and Launch War for Green Jobs

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

It is almost beyond belief that President Obama, CEQ chief Nancy Sutley and EPA head Lisa Jackson have made no attempt to visit actual mining sites under their jurisdiction.

Why I'm Not Freaked Out About the Waxman-Markey Bill

David Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Roberts

There is no reason to think that this bill is going to be Obama's only legacy on energy. Already there's been the stimulus bill, the new mileage standards and the big climate impacts report.

Reckoning at Coal River: Media and Nation Must Bear Witness to Coalfield Tragedy This Week

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

The human rights and constitutional violations of American citizens besieged by ruthless outside coal companies will be on full display this week to the national media and the nation.

Anonymous Hold Put On Confirmation Of EPA Chief, Environmental Quality Chair

CQ Politics | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

***SEE UPDATES BELOW*** CQPolitics reports that not all of the confirmation hearings have gone smoothly for Obama appointees and that we can add two ...

Obama: 'We Understand that the Facts Demand Bold Action'

David Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Roberts

Obama, while introducing his green team today, made a point that he intends to make "again and again: There is not a contradiction between economic growth and sound environmental practices."

Browner's Second Chance: Obama's Green Team Traces Its Roots Back to Gore

David Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Roberts

When Obama promised change, he wasn't talking about plucking amateurs from outside government. He was talking about a change from incompetence and stagnation to competence and progress.