Posts Tagged ‘Climate Change

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Dec
14

The Bear Is Loose

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12
Nov
14

History Made. Thanks, President Obama

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22
Oct
14

Jobs For Veterans. Thanks, President Obama

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PBS: White House Announces Plan To Train 50,000 People, Including Veterans, To Install Solar Panels

The U.S. is planning to train veterans to become solar panel installers in the next six years. The jobs training program is among a host of initiatives the White House says will cut carbon dioxide emissions by more than 300 million tons through 2030, plus save billions of dollars on energy bills for homeowners and businesses. It will launch this fall at one or more military bases and train a total of at least 50,000, including veterans.

The Agriculture Department will also spend nearly $70 million to fund 540 solar and renewable energy projects, focused on rural and farming areas. And the Energy Department will propose stricter efficiency standards for commercial air conditioners, a move the department said could cut emissions more than any other efficiency standard it has issued to date.

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U.S. President Barack Obama greets troops at Camp Victory in Baghdad




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