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Obama Kickstarts Action on Climate Change

Written by | June 25th, 2013

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When it comes to boosting the economy and fighting climate change, President Obama declares it’s not an “either/or.” It’s a “both/and” approach. Learn more about his roadmap for America’s leadership on climate change.

Our Greenest Presidents

Written by | February 15th, 2013

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To celebrate President’s Day, we’re taking a look at a few of our nation’s greenest presidents — from Teddy Roosevelt to some surprising picks.

The Next Four Years: Invest in Nature for a Stronger America

Written by | November 7th, 2012

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On Election Day, Americans agreed that conservation is a worthwhile investment. As we look ahead, President Obama and Congress have an opportunity to show their leadership on the preservation of our country’s natural heritage.

Cap and Trade: ‘This Issue Cannot Wait’

Written by | February 25th, 2009

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Last night President Obama called on Congress to send him legislation that places a market-based cap on carbon pollution — identifying the development of clean energy solutions as one of the three areas critical to our nation’s future. Mark Tercek, president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy, has this response: “President Obama’s speech last night […]

Two Thoughts on New Energy

Written by | February 20th, 2009

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The $787 billion economic stimulus package passed by Congress and signed into law by President Obama includes $45 billion for energy conservation and for developing new, less-polluting energy technologies — funding that far exceeds any previous single appropriation for these purposes. While this action will help reduce carbon emissions and start the United States on […]

Climate Legislation: A Blueprint for Success

Written by | January 15th, 2009

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Earlier today the US Climate Action Partnership (USCAP), a highly unusual coalition of the CEOs of more than 30 major U.S. companies and national environmental organizations companies, released its Blueprint for Legislative Action calling for comprehensive carbon cap and trade legislation. USCAP’s plan would dramatically reduce the U.S. share of the carbon emissions that are […]

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