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July 20, 2010
Secretary Chu Announces Initiatives to Promote Clean Energy at First Clean Energy Ministerial
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July 20, 2010
Government and corporate leaders announced a new public-private partnership, Global Superior Energy Performancecm at the Clean Energy Ministerial in Washington D.C.
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June 20, 2010
Seventh Meeting of the Leaders' Representatives of the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate
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June 1, 2010
Department of State releases Fifth U.S. Climate Action Report
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December 18, 2009
Remarks by the President at the Morning Plenary Session of the United Nations Climate Change Conference
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December 17, 2009
Remarks by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Copenhagen, Denmark
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December 14, 2009
Statement by the Press Secretary on the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate Global Partnership
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December 4, 2009
Secretary Chu Announces $3 Billion Investment for Carbon Capture and Sequestration
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July 15, 2009
G8 and Major Economy Leaders Agree to Slash Greenhouse Emissions. See the climate commitments on page 16 of the G8 declaration, "Responsible Leadership for a Sustainable Future".
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July 15, 2009
US-China Clean Energy Research Center Announced.
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July 7, 2009
Statement of Steven Chu, Secretary of Energy, Before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, Washington, D.C.
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June 16, 2009
The White House Releases a new report representing a consensus of 13 agencies developed over a year and half, entitled "Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States".
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March 31, 2009
EIA releases Annual Energy Outlook 2009, with projections and analysis of US energy supply, demand, and prices through 2030.
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March 28, 2009
President Obama announces launch of the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate
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March 27, 2009
President Obama nominates Cathy Zoi for Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy
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March 27, 2009
IMA Climate & Air Quality Protection Workshop, April 9, 2009, Taiyuan, Shanxi, China
The International Magnesium Industry (IMA) is hosting the Climate & Air Quality Protection Workshop in Cooperation with the Two-Day IMA 2009 Taiyuan Global Magnesium Conference & Exhibition in Taiyuan, Shanxi, China on April 9, 2009. Other sponsors include China Energy Research Institute (ERI), and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
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March 26, 2009
Obama Administration announces $3.2 billion for energy efficiency improvements
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March 20, 2009
President Obama nominates David Sandalow for Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs, Department of Energy
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March 19, 2009
Jonathan Pershing sworn in as Deputy Envoy for Climate Change
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March 10, 2009
EPA Proposes First National Reporting on Greenhouse Gas Emissions
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March 4, 2009
Draft Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990-2007 report available for comment
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March 3, 2009
Keynote Remarks at the U.S. Climate Action Symposium by Todd Stern, Special Envoy for Climate Change
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January 20, 2009
The Obama Administration Announces the Obama-Biden Comprehensive New Energy for America Plan
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January 16, 2009
U.S. Climate Change Science Program Releases Final Reports Synthesis and Assessment Products
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January 13, 2009
U.S. Climate Change Science Program Releases Second Public Review Draft of the Unified Synthesis Product
Comments will be accepted from 13 January through 27 February 2009. Read the report
See also Federal Register notice

January 2009
U.S. Climate Change Technology Program Releases New Report to Congress: "Strategies for the Commercialization and Deployment of Greenhouse Gas Intensity-Reducing Technologies and Practices"
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December 8, 2008
EIA Releases Report on Emissions of Greenhouse Gases in the United States 2007
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December 3, 2008
Asia-Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate: Promoting Building Energy Efficiency in China
Remarks by Under Secretary Dobriansky

December 1, 2008
EPA Releases 3rd Annual Report on the U.S. Government's Methane to Market Partnership Accomplishments
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November 17, 2008
Final Report of Synthesis and Assessment Product 5.3 has been released This report includes decision support experiments and evaluations using seasonal to interannual forecasts and observational data.
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Read the press release from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

November 17, 2008
International Partnership Opens Doors to Methane Reductions in India.
Learn more about the kickoff event

September 24, 2008
Global Forum on Flaring Reduction and Gas Utilisation
This two-day Global Forum will bring together high-level representatives from governments, oil and gas companies, international financial organizations, and technology and service providers to discuss issues and options in flaring and venting reduction. The forum will be held December 3-5, 2008 at the Grand Hotel Kransapolsky, NH.
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September 9, 2008
Ambassador Reno Harnish (U.S. Dept. of State) signs Memorandum of Understanding between the Asia-Pacific Partnership (APP) and the National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) on "Cooperation within the Field of Clean Development and Climate."
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September 8, 2008
U.S .Climate Change Science Program releases Final Report of Synthesis and Assessment Product 5.1 on uses and limitations of observations, data, forecasts, and other projections in decision support for selected sectors and regions.
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August 1, 2008
U.S. Climate Change Science Program releases: OUR CHANGING PLANET: The U.S. Climate Change Science Program for Fiscal Year 2009.
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June 23, 2008
National Lime Association submits its Third Progress Report on its Climate VISION program to the Department of Energy.
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June 19, 2008
U.S. Climate Change Science Program Releases Final Report of Synthesis and Assessment Product 3.3 (Weather and Climate Extremes in a Changing Climate)
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Read the press release and brochure (PDF 913.67 KB) from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

May 29, 2008
U.S. Climate Change Science Program Releases Scientific Assessment of the Effects of Global Change on the United States Report
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May 24, 2008
Final Report of Synthesis and Assessment Product 4.3 Released.
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May 20, 2008
EIA Releases U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Energy Sources 2007 Flash Estimate
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May 19, 2008
Tennessee Valley Authority Releases Revised Environmental Policy that includes Environmental Objectives and Critical Success Factors for six environmental areas including Climate Change Mitigation.
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April 30, 2008
Public Review Draft of Synthesis and Assessment Product 3.4 (Abrupt Climate Change) Released.
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April 23, 2008
Public Review Draft of Synthesis and Assessment Product 5.2 (Best practice approaches for characterizing, communicating, and incorporating scientific uncertainty in decision making)
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April 18, 2008
Press Briefing on Major Economies Meeting by Jim Connaughton, Chairman, White House Council on Environmental Quality, and Paula Dobriansky, Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs.
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April 16, 2008
President Bush Announced a New National Goal to Stop the Growth in U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2025.
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April 15, 2008
EPA Publishes Annual National Greenhouse Gas Inventory
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April 15, 2008
Business Case for Coal Gasification with Co-Production" study released, including impacts of sequestration.
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March 14, 2008
Department of Transportation Releases Study of Potential Environmental Impacts on Transportation Infrastructure in U.S. Central Gulf Coast

March 7, 2008
Draft 2008 "Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks"

March 4, 2008
Dr. Robert C. Marlay (Deputy Director, Climate Change Technology Program, U.S. Department of Energy) presents at the DC Council of Engineering and Architectural Societies (PDF 3.7 MB)

February 1, 2008
DOE Releases Climate VISION Progress Report 2007
Outlines Industry Progress in Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions Intensity through Climate VISION Partnership

January 31, 2008
Summary: Second Major Economies Meeting on Energy Security and Climate Change



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