March 5, 2014
by MoreRecycling
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China’s Premier wants to declare “war on pollution” as smog becomes extra horrible


Chinese Premier Li Keqiang made remarks about the country’s huge pollution problems during what could be described as China’s equivalent of the State of the Union address in the US. Continue reading

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June 25, 2013
by Dan Lashof
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This Is What Climate Leadership Looks Like

Dan Lashof, Program Director, Climate & Clean Air, Washington, D.C.
Today President Obama laid out his second term climate plan in a major speech at Georgetown University. I was thrilled to be here for this historic event.
The presi… Continue reading

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May 14, 2013
by Adrianna Quintero
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Latinos Agree: Time for President Obama to Cut Carbon Pollution from Power Plants

Adrianna Quintero, Senior Attorney, Director, La Onda Verde de NRDC, San Francisco
It’s been nearly three months since President Obama’s strongly worded State of the Union address, in which he vowed to tackle climate change … Continue reading

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February 19, 2013
by Peter Lehner
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Clean Fuels Drive Economic Growth

Peter Lehner, Executive Director, New York City
“Today no area holds more promise than our investments in American energy,” said President Obama, in his annual State of the Union address. In addition to wind and solar energy… Continue reading

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February 14, 2013
by Dan Lashof
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The State of the Union’s Carbon Pollution

Dan Lashof, Program Director, Climate & Clean Air, Washington, D.C.
“Tonight, there is much progress to report,” the President said last night at the beginning of his State of the Union address.
When it comes to combatin… Continue reading

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February 13, 2013
by Frances Beinecke
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President Strengthens His Call for National Climate Action

Frances Beinecke, President of NRDC, New York City
On Tuesday night, I had the honor of sitting in the House Chamber and hearing President Obama give a full-throated call for climate action in his State of the Union Address. &ldquo… Continue reading

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February 13, 2013
by Danielle Droitsch
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President Obama’s Climate Promise and What it Means for Canada

Danielle Droitsch, Director, Canada Project, Washington, D.C.
In the first State of the Union address of his second term, U.S. President Barack Obama promised to tackle the greatest threat facing our planet – catastrophic climate … Continue reading

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August 30, 2012
by Vignesh Gowrishankar
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White House seeks to harness the multiple benefits of industrial energy efficiency

Vignesh Gowrishankar, Sustainable Energy Advocate, New York
In an Executive Order issued by the White House earlier today, the President committed to pursuing industrial energy efficiency as a means to achieve many significant benefits … Continue reading

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February 13, 2012
by NRDC News
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NRDC in the News 2/13: State of the Union, Keystone XL end-run, marine mammals endangered by sonar and more…

NRDC News, NRDC News Team, NRDC Offices Worldwide
Frances Beinecke was quoted in Environmental Magazine’s Earth Talk on the environmental implications of Obama’s State of the Union address and policies… Scott Slesinge… Continue reading

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January 25, 2012
by Frances Beinecke
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Obama Calls for More Clean Energy and Smart Safeguards on Domestic Drilling

Frances Beinecke, President of NRDC, New York City
President Obama confirmed his commitment to clean energy and to environmental and public health protections in his State of the Union Address last night. He celebrated the extraordinary… Continue reading

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January 28, 2011
by Amanda Maxwell
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Climate, Energy and Environment News from Latin America: 1.24 – 1.28.2011

Chile:
United States President Barack Obama announced an upcoming visit to Chile during his State of the Union address this week. (The Santiago Times, 1/27/11) In March, Obama will meet with President Piñera to discuss clean energy which Obama h… Continue reading

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January 26, 2011
by Frances Beinecke
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Obama Promotes Clean Energy and Clean Air in the State of the Union

In last night’s State of the Union Address, President Obama presented a bold, confident plan for leading America into the future, and he placed clean energy solutions at its center. These technologies, he said, will help our nation “win the… Continue reading

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January 24, 2011
by Peter Lehner
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An Environmental State of the Union: Opportunities for the Administration and the New Congress

When he delivers his State of the Union address on Tuesday, President Obama will present a report card on how the nation has fared the past year, offer up an agenda that seeks to bridge our partisan divide, and share with the American people his vision… Continue reading

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