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‘We got this guys’: Wow, don’t you feel better after WH’s Ebola presser? [photos]

by M-Kline-Guru
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http://twitter.com/#!/markknoller/status/518142177420259328 This afternoon, officials held a press conference on Ebola at the White House. It was about as reassuring as you’d expect from any White House presser. Which is to say, not really very reassuring at all: WH Homeland Security Advisor Lisa Monaco says US using "whole govt response" to control Ebola epidemic at its source. pic.twitter.com/sXaRT9kZnx — Mark Knoller (@markknoller) October 3, 2014 Whole government? Oh, thank goodness! At WH briefing on Ebola, HHS Secy Burwell says US has the health care system "to contain this disease." pic.twitter.com/hSpLtJJ2Fd — Mark Knoller (@markknoller) October 3, 2014 Is that so? MT […]

White House Climate Change Data Portal Highlights Local Impacts

by AnthonyMackey
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This Feb. 22, 2013 file photo shows two heavily damaged homes on the beach in Mantoloking, N.J., from Superstorm Sandy. Sea level rise worsened the flooding from this storm.Image: Mel Evans/Associated Press The Obama administration is teaming up with tech companies such as Google, Microsoft and Intel to roll out web-based tools for policy makers and the public to better understand likely climate change impacts in their communities. The White House announced its climate data initiative, which is part of the administration’s broader “Climate Action Plan” unveiled in June 2013, on Wednesday morning. The centerpiece of the initiative is a […]