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Obama To Quadruple Hawaii Monument, Creating World’s Largest Protected Marine Area

Published: 
Wed, 08/31/2016 (All day)

President Barack Obama, who’s already protected more public acres than any U.S. president, will add to his legacy of conservation by quadrupling the marine monument surrounding the remote Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, the White House announced.

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Obama recalls college-years jog in smoggy L.A. as he lays out new climate-change plan

Published: 
Mon, 08/03/2015 (All day)

President Obama declared his new carbon plan “the single most important step” the country can take to fight global climate change as he tried Monday to anticipate and rebut arguments from critics about harm his vision could do to American business.

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Invest, Divest and Prosper

Published: 
Fri, 06/28/2013 - 9:13pm
Category: 
Energy

It has been a busy news week, what with voting rights, gay marriage and Paula Deen. Even so, it’s remarkable how little attention the news media gave to President Obama’s new “climate action plan.”

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Obama Outlines Ambitious Plan to Cut Greenhouse Gases

Published: 
Tue, 06/25/2013 - 9:23pm
Category: 
Energy

President Obama, declaring that “Americans across the country are already paying the price of inaction,” announced sweeping measures on Tuesday to reduce greenhouse gas pollution and prepare the nation for a future of rising temperatures.