Editor's note (Sept. 23, 2013): Unfortunately, due to a scheduling conflict, the Google+ Hangout with Secretary Moniz and Administrator McCarthy has been cancelled.
Editor's note (Sept. 20, 2013): This post originally appeared on WhiteHouse.gov.
Less than three months ago, President Obama delivered an address at Georgetown University that underscored the moral obligation we have to leave our children a planet that’s not polluted or damaged. The President issued a Climate Action Plan for his second term that laid out commonsense steps to reduce carbon pollution and address the effects of climate change both here and across the globe.
Today, the Administration issued a Climate Action Plan progress report detailing important implementation milestones on everything from cutting carbon pollution, preparing the United States for the impacts of climate change and ways we are leading global efforts to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions, advance international negotiations and promoting new actions to promote energy efficiency. Check out highlights from our progress since the President announced the Climate Action Plan.
Want to know more about President Obama's Climate Action Plan? Join us Monday, September 23rd at 12:15 p.m. EDT for a White House Google+ Hangout with Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy, and moderated by Lisa Hymas, Senior Editor of Grist.org.
During the Hangout, Secretary Moniz and Administrator McCarthy will answer questions from the public about the progress underway to implement the President's plan. You can participate and ask your question by visiting Grist.org or on Twitter using the hashtag #ActOnClimate.
Here are the details:
- When: Join us at 12:15 p.m. EDT on Monday, September 23rd, 2013
- Where: Watch on WhiteHouse.gov/ClimateHangout or on the White House Google+ page.
- Engage: Ask questions now at Grist.org or on Twitter using #ActOnClimate.