GM Commits to Chevy Bolt Production

The Green Samaritan

As a follow up to the surprise reveal of the Chevy Bolt EV concept car in Detroit at the North American International Auto Show, General Motors North America President Alan Batey confirmed today.

The greenest president?* Cast your vote here!

Environmental Economics

Max Aufhammer ( The Future is at Stake ): The past eight years of the Obama presidency have brought monumental change for the better in the environmental and energy arena. President Obama will go into the history books as the first African American president. I would argue that he will be remembered by many future generations as the Greenest president this country has ever had. So now that we know the nominees, who do you think is the greenest President in U.S.

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Statement from RFF President (re: Paris climate agreement)

Environmental Economics

Newell: President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord for economic reasons is extremely unfortunate and not based on evidence. The climate policies necessary to fulfill US commitments under the agreement would create very small costs relative to the size of the US economy and would be more than offset by the benefits from global pollution reduction. Richard G.

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McDonalds announces sustainable source commitment

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) McDonald’s Corporation has announced its Sustainable Land Management Commitment (SLMC), a significant advancement in the company’s effort to ensure the food served in its restaurants around the world is sourced from certified sustainable sources.

Dubai Confirms Commitment to Sustainable Environment, Energy

Green Prophet

Dubai’s ruler and UAE’s Vice-President and Prime Minister Mohamed bin Rashid al-Maktoum said that as the city continues to develop, the environment and clean energy prospects remain at the top of the city’s agenda. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) economic capital, Dubai, has reaffirmed its committment to sustainable energy and the environment as it pushes forward on massive growth projects.

There is one good thing about a President Trump.

Elephant Journal

You were the President of a lifetime. How I stopped Speed Dating my Passions & finally Committed. Tonight we lost four years of fighting climate change. And we’re already out of time.

Correct Your Course on Natural Gas, Mr. President

Sierra Club Compass

Today President Obama took several important steps down the trail towards addressing climate disruption. But when it comes to natural gas, the president is taking the wrong path. The president was exactly right when he said no single step can reverse the impacts of climate change.

5 Ways We Can Turn Paris Climate Commitments into Action

Conservancy Talk

Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of the Nature Conservancy and author of Nature’s Fortune. Here are five ways government, business and community leaders can roll up their sleeves and turn their countries’ Paris commitments into action.

UN New Urban Agenda: President Markkula calls for binding targets

Green (Living) Review

A delegation of the CoR, led by President Markkula, took part on 16-17 March in Prague at the Habitat III Europe Regional Meeting, a preparatory session ahead of the Quito conference. " According to President Markkula: "EU regions and cities have developed a concrete experience of bottom-up innovation in crucial policy areas ranging from air quality to energy efficiency, from social inclusion to support for SMEs.

Sun Microsystems Commitment to Eco Responsibility

Eco Friendly Daily

According to David Douglas, vice president of eco responsibility at Sun Microsystems, his company’s products are now generating less energy and producing less waste.

Sierra Club to President Obama on Keystone XL and Canada: Let's Not Make a Deal

Sierra Club Compass

Here's the text of the letter: September 24, 2013 President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President, I applaud your commitment to fighting climate change.

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Hope for Youth: President Obama Tackles Climate Head-On

Sierra Club Compass

Today, President Barack Obama announced his administration's next steps for building a legacy of action to fight the climate crisis. Student and youth climate leaders have been waiting for the president to take decisive action like this.

Oil and Gas Company Climate Commitments Are Encouraging—But They Need to Do More

Conservancy Talk

The steps they need to take include making deeper emissions cuts in their core businesses and committing to greater investments in clean energy technologies and natural climate solutions. Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy and author of Nature’s Fortune.

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EPA's Proposed Standards for Natural Gas Plants Fail President's Climate Goals

Sierra Club Compass

" Those were President Obama's words during his landmark climate speech this past summer at Georgetown University. That speech marked a new, aggressive commitment to addressing the climate crisis by using climate pollution as a yardstick for major energy and environment decisions. The president laid out an ambitious vision for a clean-energy future that would generate jobs, promote healthy communities, and set an example for the world.

LWCF Funding: A Hidden Gem in the President’s Budget

Conservancy Talk

Almost unnoticed in President Obama’s budget for 2014 is a strong commitment to the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and, with that investment, the hope that this remarkably successful federal program will be renewed beyond its current expiration date in 2015.

President Obama and Private Investors Move $1 Billion Beyond The Grid

Sierra Club Compass

This new dedicated off-grid clean energy access program includes 27 new investors who, over the next five years, will have committed a combined $1 billion exclusively for off-grid and small scale energy access solutions to African energy poverty.

Indonesian President Argues for Sustainable Forestry.


President Yudhoyono makes global address at the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia. Photo:Dita Alangkara).

Egypt's President to Link Science to Society


Egypt's newly elected president, Mohamed Morsi, has ambitious plans for science and is committed to linking research to local needs and boosting private sector science funding , officials say. Sharet added that President Morsi, who is a member of both

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Grassroots Activists Across the Globe Condemn World Bank President’s Continued Support of Tata Mundra Coal Plant

Sierra Club Compass

Dr. Kim has made numerous public statements on his commitment to public health and fighting climate disruption, charging the World Bank to learn from past mistakes , but this decision flies in the face of his claims and shows the system for accountability within the institution is broken.

Celebrating a Historic Call to Action on Climate - Does Your Rep Have the President’s Back?

Sierra Club Compass

 President Obama finally came out with a plan to use the power of the administration to address climate disruption and to start making the real reductions in carbon emissions that we need to stave off the very worst impacts of climate change.

Here’s the List of Reasons why Bernie Sanders endorses Hillary for President.

Elephant Journal

Here’s the short list of reasons why Bernie Sanders says he endorsed Hillary Clinton for President, today: . “Today, I endorsed Hillary Clinton to be our next president. Hillary Clinton will make an outstanding president and I am proud to stand with her here today.”

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New Caledonia Declares Major Commitment to the Pacific Oceanscape


‘New Caledonia wishes to play its part in this process of international, regional and local engagement for the sustainable management of our ocean,’ said the New Caledonia Government representative on behalf of President Harold Martin.

White House Correspondents’ Dinner: President Obama {Full Video}

Elephant Journal

Video} “CNN has taken some knocks lately, but the fact is, I admire their commitment to cover all sides of a story… just in case one of them happens to be accurate.” Relephant: Steven Spielberg’s “Obama”. With Daniel Day-Lewis starring as Obama, and Tracy Morgan as Joe Biden. ” Bonus: more funny, from 2012, 2012, 2012, [.].

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“How will Trump’s Presidency effect you directly as a White Man?”

Elephant Journal

“How will his Presidency effect you directly as a white man?” More mindful discussion of the impending Trump Presidency. If Trump decides to be America’s president, not just the president of Breitbart and fake news, we will support him. If Trump decides to be America’s president, not just the president of Breitbart and fake news, we will support him. How I stopped Speed Dating my Passions & finally Committed.

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Jimmy Kimmel takes Lie Witness News to Hollywood to See What People Know About President Obama. {Funny Video}

Elephant Journal

I don''t understand your specific kind of crazy, but I do admire your total commitment to it. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Funny Z ADMIN Entertainment & Culture Featured Today Americans dumb jimmy kimmel lie Obama stupid video

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Corruption Allegations, Monster Mine Madness, and the US Ex Im.

Sierra Club Compass

Despite President Obama's commitment to tackle climate change, the U.S. Export-Import Bank (Exim) President Fred Hochberg continues to underwrite some of the world's largest and most destructive fossil fuel ventures. Compass.

Marriott: “green” is a competitive advantage

Green Traveler Guides

So says Ed Fuller , president and managing director of international lodging for Marriott. Those companies who have been able to show sustained commitment in this area have successfully avoided the ‘greenwashing’ label and have gained the loyalty of their customers.

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President Obama Announces Over $467 Million in Recovery Act Funding for Geothermal and Solar Energy Projects

Green Life Smart Life

WASHINGTON – President Obama announced last week over $467 million from the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act to expand and accelerate the development, deployment, and use of geothermal and solar energy throughout the United States. We can remain the world’s leading importer of oil, or we can become the world’s leading exporter of clean energy,” said President Obama. “We

Obama's Best Chance to Lead on Climate: Reject Keystone XL.

Sierra Club Compass

In the first press conference of his second term, President Obama addressed a question about climate change with the following : "I am a firm believer that climate change is real, that it is impacted by human behavior and carbon emissions. President, the tar sands are your climate legacy.

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Georgia Activists Greet Obama, Keep the Pressure On - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

It's hard to catch a president whose travel schedule is always up in the air. But that didn't discourage Georgia activists from greeting President Obama during a recent last-minute stop in Atlanta. But will the president back up his words with action? Compass.

68 Mayors Take on Trump to Fight Climate Change.

Elephant Journal

In the wake of President Trump's announcement of his intention to withdraw from the Paris Agreement (a global initiative to help fight the disastrous effects of climate change), 68 United States mayors have banded together to affirm their commitment to holding up the terms of the Paris Agreement in their cities.

On Heels of Inaugural Address, Sierra Club Announces Coal.

Sierra Club Compass

I was fired up by President Obamas remarks on climate and clean energy in his second inaugural address -- and gauging by the huge cheer that went up from the crowd, it sounded like the hundreds of thousands of people on the National Mall were, too. Compass.

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To The Next U.S. President: 100 Words for 100 Days

The Green Changemakers

president will face a nation in economic chaos, a people suffering from deepening political divisions, and a planet in desperate need of leadership on a whole host of extremely critical issues. The first hundred days of a new administration are the honeymoon, the period in which the president can present a new vision for the nation and begin to advance a new agenda. Barnstorming a world without borders, the President can begin America’s journey toward a bright green future.

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Six Senses Eco Symposium nets green gains

Green Traveler Guides

President Nasheed of the Maldives applauded the work of Six Senses in advancing his country’s goal of making the Maldives carbon neutral.

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Ask Waylon Lewis anything about the Election & what to do about it!

Elephant Journal

Resources: There is one good thing about a President Trump. How I stopped Speed Dating my Passions & finally Committed. 22,805 shares Share There is one good thing about a President Trump. 5,311 shares Share What do we tell our Children about President Trump?

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Actors Criticize Obama’s Environmental Failures


Actors Adrian Grenier and Robert Redford openly criticized President Obama this week, after the president, under pressure from Republicans, dropped an EPA plan for tougher rules on smog-causing emissions.

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Natural Gas is No Climate Solution - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

On Sunday, February 17, my family and I are attending the Forward on Climate rally to urge President Obama to take action on climate disruption now. Meanwhile, the president is considering exporting up to 45 percent of natural gas production as liquefied natural gas (LNG). Compass.

Richard Branson Joins, Leonardo DiCaprio Leaves Zayed Future Energy Prize Jury

Green Prophet

Richard Branson’s recent commitment to this year’s Zayed Future Energy Prize jury speaks volumes not only about Abu Dhabi’s leadership in energy innovation, but also the faith world leaders place in the emirate’s (many) initiatives.

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An Open Letter to Donald.

Elephant Journal

Dear Donald, Yes, I am addressing you by your first name for a reason, though I acknowledge you are currently the President of the United States of America. Donald, you terrify me as President Trump, and yet I am grateful. President Trump, you’re creating a story for the books.

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Looking Back at Yesterday's Climate Civil Disobedience - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

Allison Chin is the Sierra Club President. million members and supporters in calling for the president to take on climate change and to match his words with action -- starting with the rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline. Compass.

Greg Mankiw: I am no longer a Republican @whitehouseCEA

Environmental Economics

The Democratic Party is at a crossroads, where it has to choose either a center-left candidate (Biden, Buttigieg, Klobuchar, Yang) or a far-left populist (Warren, Sanders) as their nominee for president.

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Sierra Club India: Tata Mundra Coal Review Test of Dr. Kim's.

Sierra Club Compass

COP18: Sierra Student Coalition Delegate Speaks at Opening Plenary » Sierra Club India: Tata Mundra Coal Review Test of Dr. Kims Commitment to Protecting Health, Environment. Compass. « COP18: Why Im Helping from Home and How You Can Join Me | Main.

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How to deal with Hate.

Elephant Journal

I’m happy to see that Hillary Clinton is committed to fulfilling that platform in concert with those across the aisle. “I disagree with you! I’m therefore unfollowing you and I hate you!” ” ~ elephant readers, in social media. [we’ve

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