Tune in as Chair Mallory talks American the Beautiful!
The Council on Environmental Quality The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) coordinates Federal environmental efforts and works closely with agencies and other White House offices in the development of environmental policies and initiatives.
CEQ was established within the Executive Office of the President by Congress as part of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) and additional responsibilities were provided by the Environmental Quality Improvement Act of 1970.
Tune in as Chair Mallory talks American the Beautiful!
During the fourth National Climate Task Force meeting, Chair Mallory outlined how voluntary, locally-led conservation efforts through the American the Beautiful initiative help harness the power of nature to combat climate change. Read more here:
Biden Administration Mounts Whole-of-Government Response to Address Extreme Heat Impacting Nearly Half of U.S. and Boosting Climate Resilience Today,
Just in: White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Brenda Mallory shares her take on #GreatOutdoorsMonth and #NationalOceanMonth. Check it out:
By: Chair Brenda Mallory Happy Great Outdoors Month and National Ocean Month! It is great to see so many Americans celebrating by taking time to
This week, we honor and recognize public servants in our nation’s Federal, Tribal, state, and local governments for their continued dedication and service. Thanks for all the work you do to serve our communities. #PublicServiceRecognitionWeek
We’re all in this together. The U.S. has joined forces with Canada to cut emissions from our respective national governmental operations. https://www.whitehouse.gov/ceq/news-updates/the-governments-of-the-united-states-and-canada-announce-new-greening-government-initiative/
WASHINGTON – Today, in conjunction with President Biden’s Leaders Summit on Climate, the United States and Canada announced
Happy Earth Day! Did you know that CEQ was established 51 years ago, just a few months before the very first Earth Day? Today, we recommit to tackling the climate crisis with the urgency it demands and providing a healthy planet for generations to come. Check out what Chair Mallory has to say on 'Renewing the Pursuit of Environmental Quality.'
Happy Earth Day! As the newly-confirmed Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), a White House agency that was created just months before the
Please join us in welcoming Brenda Mallory as CEQ’s 12th Chair! https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2021/04/14/ceq-welcomes-brenda-mallory-as-new-chair/
WASHINGTON – Today, in a bipartisan vote, the United States Senate confirmed President Biden’s choice to lead the Council on Environmental Quality
Every Kid in a Park
Great news! Seven federal agencies signed an interagency commitment to continue the Every Kid in a Park initiative for the next five years. A huge thanks to the President, First Lady, and all of the agencies who have made this possible!
Read more in the White House celebratory blog: https://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2016/12/15/celebrating-every-kid-park or the Let's Move post: http://www.letsmove.gov/blog/2016/12/15/every-kid-park-program-will-reach-every-school-age-child-us-within-12-years
ICYMI: New report outlines path forward for building climate resilient communities: huff.to/2ercsFbIC via The Huffington Post
In the last decade, extreme weather and wildfires cost the federal government $357 billion.
Check out how we’re taking action to protect & restore the Puget Sound watershed → http://bit.ly/2efa1Y1
Today, we're announcing new steps to protect and restore the Puget Sound watershed.
ICYMI: Yesterday, President Obama created the the first marine national monument in the Atlantic Ocean! The new Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument will protect fragile deep-sea ecosystems off the coast of New England. go.wh.gov/EYjFHZ
"If we’re going to leave our children with oceans like the ones that were left to us, we’re going to have to act." —President Obama speaking today after designating the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, the first ever in the Atlantic Ocean. Since taking office, President Obama has protected more land and water than any U.S. president in history: go.wh.gov/EYjFHZ
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“We are not building this country of ours for a day. It is to last through the ages.” —Teddy Roosevelt after visiting Yosemite National Park in 1903. This summer, President Obama made his own trip to Yosemite to celebrate 100 years of the National Park Service, and to speak about the importance of continuing to protect our natural heritage. Since taking office, President Obama has protected more land and water than any other President in history. #NPS100 #FindYourPark
Today, President Obama expanded the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument off the coast of Hawaii, creating the world’s largest marine protected area!
Today’s expansion of the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument will permanently protect pristine coral reefs, marine habitats, and ecological resources.
Happy Birthday National Park Service! 🎂 Here's to the next 100! #NPS100 #FindYourPark
Happy birthday, National Park Service! Our national parks belong to us all—here's to their next 100 years. #NPS100 #FindYourPark
Check out our newest National Monument: Katahdin Woods and Waters in Maine: go.wh.gov/moysMZ #FindYourPark #NPS100
Today, President Obama designated the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument in Maine to honor 100 years of the National Park Service. To date, the President has protected more land and water than any other president in history—commitments that will protect our land, water and wildlife for future generations: http://go.wh.gov/moysMZ #FindYourPark
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"No camera—especially one with me behind it—can fully capture the beauty and majesty of America’s national parks. From Glacier and Denali to Gettysburg and Seneca Falls, our more than 400 parks and other sites capture our history and our sense of wonder. As FDR once said: 'There is nothing so American as our national parks… the fundamental idea behind the parks…is that the country belongs to the people.'" —President Obama on the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service: http://go.wh.gov/4ETx12 #FindYourPark
ICYMI: Check out how we're making it easier for American homeowners to choose cleaner sources of energy. #ActOnClimate go.wh.gov/N49RyD
Ida lives in Baltimore with her family. There was a time when she had to choose between buying groceries and paying her electrical bill. But a couple weeks ago, a team of people installed brand new solar panels on her roof—panels that cost next-to-noth... - Follow @WhiteHouse for the latest from Pre...
Today, The White House is recognizing ten Champions of Change for Climate Equity! Watch live here at 2:30pm ET → https://www.whitehouse.gov/live/white-house-champions-change-climate-equity
The best ideas come from the American people. Everyone has a story to tell, everyone has a part to play. Learn about Champions of Change, recognized by the White House.
"Stonewall will be our first national monument to tell the story of the struggle for LGBT rights." Watch President Obama name our newest national monument. #FindYourPark
In this week's address, President Obama announces why he's designating the Stonewall National Monument to honor the broad movement for LGBT equality. - Follow @WhiteHouse for the latest from President Obama and his administration.
"Our national parks should reflect the full story of our country." #FindYourPark
“This week I’m designating the Stonewall National Monument as the newest addition to America’s National Park System. Stonewall will be our first national monument to tell the story of the struggle for LGBT rights. I believe our national parks should reflect the full story of our country, the richness and diversity and uniquely American spirit that has always defined us. That we are stronger together. That out of many, we are one.” —President Obama on making an iconic location for LGBT rights, Stonewall, an official part of our national story: http://go.wh.gov/zu5j22
Big News: President Obama just designated our first national monument honoring LGBT rights. #FindYourPark
"I’m designating the Stonewall National Monument as the newest addition to America’s national parks system. Stonewall will be our first national monument to ...
President Obama and the First Family are celebrating 100 years of our national parks this weekend! Follow along and share your favorite park using the hashtag #FindYourPark!
In celebration of the upcoming 100th anniversary of our National Parks, the First Family will spend this weekend traversing New Mexico’s…
The Obama White House
“I want to make sure that the whole world is able to pass on to future generations the God-given beauty of this planet." —President Obama
The First Family is taking a summer trip to take in the great American outdoors! Next week, they’ll head to Carlsbad Caverns National Park and Yosemite National Park to see the national heritage we’re working to preserve. Check out this highlight reel of POTUS in the wild—behind the scenes footage from past trips, from striking panorama to GoPro selfies—to get a flavor of what you can expect next week.
Interested in interning at CEQ this Fall? Applications are due June 13! Apply here → http://1.usa.gov/1duOCrh
The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) coordinates Federal environmental efforts and works closely with agencies and other White House offices in the development of environmental policies and initiatives. Christy Goldfuss leads CEQ and assists and advises the President in developing environmenta...
Under President Obama, we've had 99 wins for wildlife - more than any other President in history! #WildlifeWin
Since taking office, President Obama has protected more land and water — over 265 million acres — than any President bef…
ICYMI: Yesterday, the United States Department of Agriculture announced a new comprehensive implementation plan and roadmap to reduce greenhouse gas emissions working with farmers, ranchers, forest landowners and other partners. #USDAResults #ActonClimate
We’re building on our progress for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural production and the land sector.
Our federal sustainability team was in California learning about solar powered airplanes! Solar Impulse & NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration are partnering to demonstrate that sustainable technologies can take you across America → http://sservi.nasa.gov/articles/solar-impulse-to-fly-across-america/
Solar Impulse To Fly Across America Solar Impulse. Credit: Jen Baer/NLSI Staff Solar Impulse is the size of a Boeing 747, weighs as much as a small to mid-size car, and generates just enough electricity to power a scooter. Professional airplane builders said it wasn’t possible, but as Bertrand Picca…
Big News: We just announced commitments to get nearly half a million kids outside. Check out everykidinapark.org to help us get #EveryKidinAPark! #FindYourPark
Today, the White House is announcing that more than two dozen foundations, companies and nonprofit organizations have signed on to the President’s Every Kid in a Park initiative, committing to funding trips to America’s national parks and other public lands and waters for nearly half a million 4th g…
Help us identify champions who are helping vulnerable communities across the country #ActOnClimate & build resilience. Nominate a White House Champion of Change for Climate Equity today!
Help us identify Champions who are enabling low-income and underserved communities to prepare for, adapt to, and thrive in the face of climate change.
Happy National Park Week! #FindYourPark
Happy National Park Week! This week, national parks are free across the country. Which park are you heading to? http://1.usa.gov/1MNao4o #FindYourPark (📷: David Long)
Today is the first day of National Park Week! Fees are waived for all national parks from April 16-24. http://1.usa.gov/1MNao4o #FindYourPark
ICYMI: Here's the brand new sign at the Belmont-Paul Women's Equality National Monument in Washington DC! Get an inside look at the new monument honoring women's equality→ bit.ly/1Q4WZEU
The Obama White House
"That’s the thing about America—we are never finished. We are a constant work in progress." —President Obama designating the new Belmont-Paul Women's Equality Monument on #EqualPayDay: go.wh.gov/Belmont-Paul
Big News: President Obama just created a new national monument to honor the fight for women’s political, social & economic equality. #EqualPayDay #FindYourPark
Tomorrow, on Equal Pay Day, President Obama will designate a new national monument at a historic location in Washington, D.C., to honor the movement for women’s equality. The new Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument will protect the iconic house that has served as the headquarters for the…
Yesterday, President Obama & Argentina's President Macri announced a joint agreement to #ActOnClimate & protect our planet for future generations →
President Obama, accompanied by First Lady Michelle Obama, is in Argentina to meet with newly elected President Mauricio Macri and First Lady Juliana Awada. Together, the leaders explored opportunities to strengthen the relationship between the United States and Argentina and partner to address glo…
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