Obama paints a new vision for nation's urban policy

Jul 14 2009 - 7:37am

Addressing a White House urban affairs summit on Monday, President Obama called for the "reinvention" of America's cities and metropolitan areas and vowed to spark a public conversation to create...

Smart growth advocate Ron Sims moves to the other Washington

Jul 12 2009 - 7:44am

As King County Executive, Ron Sims was a bold and visionary leader nationally recognized for his work on transportation, climate, health care reform and urban development; now...

State Department official John Matuszak delivers sustainability statement after CSD 17

May 4 2009 - 9:17am

On Earth Day this year, the new U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack was asked to characterize his vision for the Department of Agriculture, and he answered with one word – “sustainable.” We...

New White House report on global climate change impacts in the United States, Northeast

Jul 20 2009 - 6:33pm

On June 16, the White House released a new report from the US Global Change Research Program on climatic changes and impacts in the US...

New report shows that clean-energy policies can fight poverty and raise US living standards

Jun 18 2009 - 6:53pm

The Natural Resources Defense Council and Green for All released a report "Green Prosperity: How Clean-Energy...

Sen. John Kerry on climate change bill: "We're going to get it done"

Jul 28 2009 - 6:25am

Senator John Kerry speaks about the climate change bill in a Yale Environment 360 interview with Greenwire senior...

NACo adopts pharmaceutical take-back resolution

Jul 30 2009 - 10:08am

Nashville, Tenn. The National Association of Counties (NACo), the country's largest local...

EPA, HUD and DOT form interagency Partnership for Sustainable Communities

Jun 16 2009 - 9:52am

EPA, HUD and DOT have formed an interagency partnership for sustainable communities.
The interagency...

Schedule for climate bill in the Senate

Jul 30 2009 - 7:30pm

Climate Progress reportst that Environment and Public Works Committee Chairwoman...

Oil industry helps organize anti-climate rallies

Aug 19 2009 - 8:04am

Taking a cue from angry town hall meetings on the Obama Administration's health care restructuring, the oil industry is helping to organize http://members.greenpeace.org/blog/...