Obama Kickstarts Action on Climate Change

Conservancy Talk

” With those words this afternoon, President Obama took an important step toward turning his pledges on climate change into reality. Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy and co-author of Nature’s Fortune: How Business and Society Thrive By Investing in Nature.

Political Green: The Climate is Mum

Green Home Blog

Political Green: The Climate is Mum. This is a clear signal that the Obama campaign is the torch bearer of ‘clean energy’ (he mentioned this term many times in the debate) which directly threatens the livelihood of fossil fuel giants.

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President Obama Announces New Truck Efficiency Standards

Sierra Club Compass

In a speech today in Maryland, President Obama directed his administration to move forward with standards to make our tractor trailers and commercial vehicles more efficient. Green Transportation Health Oil

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Is it Obama? Is it Gore? No! It's the Green Ninja! | Mother Jones

Mother Jones

Is it Obama? It's the Green Ninja! Cordero—both the creator of Green Ninja and a climate scientist at San Jose State University—has already created a series of videos and lesson plans for teachers. FREE CONNECTIONS FOR GREEN SINGLES. Skip to Navigation.

My Biggest Disappointment in Barack Obama.

Elephant Journal

I am disgusted by the media blitz that implies signing the “Monsanto Protection” Act isn’t President Obama’s fault. {We’ve covered this issue from several points of view, and are pleased to have the discussion continue here. ~ Yeah, I said it.

Video: Michelle Obama Kicks Off Third White House Garden Planting


It’s that time of year again – and Michelle Obama has once more dedicated herself to leading the spring planting of the official White House garden. green and famous michelle obama

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Israel’s Bedouin Get Solar from Arava (+ Obama)

Green Prophet

The Obama Administration is supplying 80 percent of the $30 million of financing it will take to build the small photovoltaic solar farm, using the little-known Overseas Private Investment Corporation of the US government: OPIC.

Ian Somerhalder Talks Environment with President Obama


Somerhalder met with the president to discuss green energy, a better America and being a young American. Causes Environment News Top News ian somerhalder president obamaRead More.

How Boulder is Inspiring the World to Get Green.

Elephant Journal

In 2009 in the peak of the world’s financial crisis and the first year of President Obama’s term, almost anything seemed possible.

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The White House Garden gets support to endure from Burpee seed company

Green Prophet

Michelle Obama has made America’s gardening great and she’s now laying down roots so the gardening tradition will continue even after her family leaves the White House this January. Atlee Burpee Company , and The Burpee Foundation will keep Obama’s dream alive.

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Despite Solyndra Bankruptcy, Solar Grew 69% From Obama Policy

Green Prophet

The US Republican party has seized on the half billion dollar bankruptcy of Solyndra to prove that green jobs are some sort of scam, and green power doesn’t work. Related stories: Obama Touts Israeli-Developed Solar Company BrightSource.

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, July 2

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Dear Liberals: it’s not “King” Obama’s fault—it’s ours.

Elephant Journal

We featured this article, yesterday: With Nation’s Eyes Elsewhere, President Obama Signs Monsanto Protection Act into Law. Kevin Macku It’s a great article, and went viral on a grassroots level, fast, and drew many self-righteous (lefty) comments along the lines of “Shame on you, Obama.” ” And a libertarian Obama-hating friend [.]. A Culture of Slacktivism?

New Obama Offshore Oil Plan Sacrifices Polar Bear Habitat

Green (Living) Review

Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article WASHINGTON, DC: Interior Secretary Ken Salazar Thursday issued a revised offshore oil plan that will allow drilling in the heart of polar bear habitat in Alaska.

New Federal Report: Climate Change Is Really, Really Scary.

Mother Jones

11, 2013 2:09 PM PST Tweet Gwoeii/Shutterstock Say what you want about the Obama administration's relative ignoring of climate issues: Many of his top scientists are paying rapt attention, and they think we're about to get our butts kicked—although dumping the news at 4 p.m.

Green vs. Green

Environmental Economics

March 2011 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Photo Album John Whitehead Create Your Badge In the UK you can now get green mortgages from a mortgage broker.

CHART: Which Kills More Birds, Cats or Turbines? | Mother Jones

Mother Jones

"To date, the Obama administration. " No word yet on whether the Obama administration plans to prosecute these renegade felines. Obama Administration Says President Can Use Lethal Force Against Americans on US Soil. FREE CONNECTIONS FOR GREEN SINGLES.

Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Bill McKibben

Conservancy Talk

The big green groups, once they saw Americans willing to go to jail again, got their courage up. What follows if President Obama approves Keystone, and what if he halts it? Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy. You can follow Mark on Twitter @MarkTercek.

Green America Applauds President Obama’s Rejection of Keystone XL Pipeline

Green (Living) Review

Washington, DC (November 2015) – After years of deliberation, President Obama demonstrated his support for an economy that supports human and environmental health, and that helps position the U.S. This decision comes after President Obama vetoed a congressional bill earlier this year that aimed to bypass executive branch decision-making on the pipeline’s future and fast-track approval to construct the pipeline. Keystone XL Obama USA

Yigal Azroul’s Scarf for Obama’s Runway to Win

Eco Chic

Coincidentally, when I was virtually wandering through the Runway to Win online shop , which Vogue ‘s Anna Wintour put together to raise money for Obama’s re-election campaign, I was immediately drawn to this totally gorgeous scarf —which of course is by the aforementioned Azroul.

Friday Beer Post: Defunding the Green Climate Fund is the equivalent of a restaurant beer a month for the average American household

Environmental Economics

One big outlay is the Green Climate Fund set up under the deal. President Barack Obama had committed the U.S. Under Obama, the U.S. From NPR's fact check of President Trump's Paris Climate Agreement withdrawal speech :  President Trump has repeatedly called the Paris accord a "bad deal" for the U.S. and said it will hurt the economy.

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White House Easter Egg Roll Will Be Eco-Friendly


Michelle Obama has quickly become a warrior when it comes to getting America’s kids healthy; her “Let’s Move!&# It only makes sense then that the annual White House Easter Egg Roll will have a healthy and green twist as well. events: DC michelle obama president obama

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Obama Takes Shot at Romney, “some wanted to let the auto industry die”

Eco Auto Ninja

President Barack Obama, seen above at the Washington Auto Show Tuesday, hailed the triumphant rebound of the U.S. Obama sat inside a 2013 Ford C-Max Energi , which won this year’s Green Car Vision Award , among some gas guzzling trucks, SUVs and muscle cars made by General Motors, Chrysler and Ford. auto industry is back,” Obama stated to reports, adding that it’s was worth remembering that there were some leaders “willing to let this industry die.”

A Bit of Good News in Times of Uncertainty.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Food Green Z ADMIN Green Featured Today cooking donald trump gardening Michelle Obama U.S. A lot of people might ask why, when so many larger, more important things are at stake, I would care about a little plot of land on the south lawn of the White House. I care because. politics white house kitchen garden

White House Garden Yields a Ton of Produce, Literally!


Back in 2009, Michelle Obama had a vision to create a garden at the White House. With the help of school children and Sam Kass, assistant White House chef and senior policy adviser for healthy food initiatives, Mrs. Obama’s dream became a reality. green and famous michelle obama

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Greenpeace: Obama must shelve Arctic drilling plans, call for offshore moratorium

Green Blog

In light of the ongoing offshore oil drilling disaster in the Gulf of Mexico Greenpeace is demanding that President Barack Obama cancels Arctic drilling plans and calls for an offshore moratorium. Rig explosion dirties BP’s green image. -

President Obama visits Master Lock

Green (Living) Review

In-sourcing instead of outsourcing President Obama , on February, 15, 2012, visited Master Lock’s Milwaukee manufacturing plant, for a tour of the hi-tech manufacturing facilities and to praise the company on in-sourcing jobs back to the United States from China.

The Green Buzz: Monday, March 25

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Asian Americans’ Green Values

Sightline Daily

So, while polling data are still fairly spotty, evidence is mounting that most Asian Americans hold particularly strong green values. But green values stand out as particularly important to this group of voters. A growing Asian American voting bloc.

Al Gore says Barack Obama has failed to tackle the climate crisis

Green Blog

In an essay titled “ Climate of Denial “, published by the Rolling Stone magazine, the former Vice-president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Al Gore criticizes President Barack Obama for failing to do enough to tackle climate change. But despite this Gore says Obama has “failed&# to present “bold action on climate change&# and that Obama has only “slightly&# moved the country forward on the climate issue.

Obama Introduces Hopeless Set of Gun Proposals | Mother Jones

Mother Jones

Obama Introduces Hopeless Set of Gun Proposals. Obama also released a set of 23 tyranny-breeding executive orders today, including the nomination of an ATF director. Obama Administration Says President Can Use Lethal Force Against Americans on US Soil. Skip to Navigation.

"Obama looks to forge ‘climate-smart economy’ with budget"

Environmental Economics

Congress has said this is dead on arrival and won't even talk with the White House budget director about it but hey, there is some good economics in here and that should be applauded: President Obama is proposing significant funding increases to environmental regulators and clean energy research as part of his final budget offered as president.  Obama is also looking to double the federal government’s investment in clean energy research and development, from $6.4

The Green Buzz: Thursday, March 7

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Eating Real Food Can Save The Environment | Green Prophet

Green Prophet

Green&# food lovers don’t always have to eat healthy. Salma said on UAE Sustainability Conference Inspires Change : I’m one of those green newbies; I.

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Top green stories of 2012

Green Blog

Business & Politics 2012 Barack Obama COP18 Doha Donald Trump Greenpeace Mitt Romney Rio+20 Sandy The year in review2012, what a year! And in just a couple of hours it will have ran its course and we will rush into a new and exciting 2013. What will happen? I have no idea!

Energy Department Makes Big Investment in Carbon Reduction Projects

Environmental News Network

As part of Obama’s Climate Action Plan, the U.S. To date, the Obama administration has invested more than $6 billion in clean coal technologies. By Guest Contributor: Brittany Williams. Department of Energy announced Nov.

What Do We Need to Know about the “Monsanto Protection” Rider?

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Chicago’s urban farming produces fresh veggies all year, 24/7

Green Prophet

The project produces a number of green vegetables and herbs ; including basil, baby greens, broccoli, and kale. “The greens market for Chicago alone is $400 million dollars,” he says. Brooklyn’s Gotham Greens builds world’s largest rooftop urban farm.

More ridiculous subsidization of green jobs

Environmental Economics

I could take the gamble of dropping my 44 cent letter in the mail and see if the Obama Administration is willing to subsidize my "green job" (I am an environmental economist)  at 1 cent per letter. Matt Kahn: I sometimes mail out "snail mail"  Anticipating this, I own a large number of 44 cent stamps.  It crossed my mind that the first class rate is no longer $.44 44 and Google informed that it is now 45 cents.  What is an economist to do?

Censorship on Climate Change

Green Home Blog

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