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UN Foundation President Timothy E. Wirth Remarks on U.S. Administration's Restoration of Funding for UNFPA

January 23, 2009

“By signaling his intention to restore U.S. funding for UNFPA, the UN Population Fund, President Barack Obama is signaling his...

Green Gardener Wins Contest Seeking Best Ideas for New Administration

January 15, 2009

The Better World Campaign announced today that Roger Doiron of the website EatTheView.org is the grand prize winner of the OnDayOne.org...

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Consideration of Dr. Susan Rice to be Next U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations

January 15, 2009

“Today the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will consider Dr. Susan Rice for the position of U.S. Ambassador to the United...

Energy components of President-elect Obama's "American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan", touted today in Ohio

January 13, 2009

“Buildings account for 70% of our electricity use, 33% of our natural gas use, and 40% of our greenhouse gas emissions.  Retrofitting...

Steve Chu's confirmation hearings for Energy Secretary

January 13, 2009

“Steve Chu understands the urgency of the climate challenge and the importance of encouraging scientific research and technological...