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Climate Change

July 3, 2013
EERE Announces Next Steps on President's Climate Action Plan

On Friday, June 28, the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy hosted a webinar on the energy efficiency aspects of the President's Climate Action Plan. Rick Duke, Associate Director of the White House Council on Environmental Quality and the Domestic Policy Council, provided an overview of President Obama's comprehensive Climate Action Plan to cut the carbon pollution that causes climate change and threatens our health. The Department of Energy's Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, Kathleen Hogan, provided a deeper dive into how EERE will implement the plan's action steps to cut energy waste in our homes, businesses, and factories. See the webinar slides.

June 26, 2013
The President’s Plan to Reduce Carbon Pollution: Myths v. Reality

Get the facts on President Obama's plan to address climate change.

June 23, 2013
Fourth Graders Power Their Classroom with Solar Energy

Video documents a group of fourth graders quest to take their classroom "off the grid."

May 24, 2013
Moniz Speaks at White House Leadership Summit on Women, Climate and Energy

Secretary Moniz tells White House group that addressing the risks of climate change is the reason he returned to the Energy Department.