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Climate change and sustainable procurement

Steve Schooner, Nash & Cibinic professor of procurement law at The George Washington University Law School, joined host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off…

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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2015 file photo, the Homeland Security Department headquarters in northwest Washington. An advisory issued by officials in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia warns that hackers linked to the Iranian government have been targeting a “broad range of victims” inside the U.S. with ransomware and other malicious cyber activity.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

DHS launching new employee training program focused on climate change

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McCain Institute/ASUScott Nemeth, senior manager for global leadership, The McCain Institute at Arizona State University

This new academic program wants you to become a global leader

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This OES-16 East  GeoColor satellite image taken Friday, Aug. 20, 2021, at 11:40 a.m. EDT., and provided by NOAA, shows Tropical Storm Henri in the Atlantic Ocean. Henri was expected to intensify into a hurricane by Saturday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. Impacts could be felt in New England states by Sunday, including on Cape Cod, which is teeming with tens of thousands of summer tourists. (NOAA via AP)

Agencies draw up new plans for preparing employees, federal facilities for climate change

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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)Lloyd Austin

DoD takes large step in changing operations, business for a world affected by climate change

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In this Dec. 7, 2016 photo, a Marine wears knee braces and a backpack that harvest energy from his movements during an exhibition of green energy technology in Twentynine Palms, Calif. The Marine Corps and Navy have led an unprecedented push to ease the Department of Defense's reliance on fossil fuels under the Obama administration. Those projects championed under Obama now face uncertainty under President-elect Donald Trump, who has chosen a Cabinet with climate change skeptics and fossil fuel promoters. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

What exactly should contractors disclose to the Defense Department about their climate exposure?

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“We Won’t Get Another Chance” Climate Activist Bill McKibben on Urgency of Climate Action in Biden Administration’s Reconciliation Bill

This week hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with renowned writer, environmentalist and climate activist Bill McKibben, whose seminal 1989…

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FILE - In this March 9, 2010, file photo, a tanker truck passes an oil refinery in Richmond, Calif. Three Democratic governors said Thursday, June 1, 2017, they will not let the United States back away from the global commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions despite President Donald Trump withdrawing from an international pact. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

Agencies will need to start taking emissions into procurement decisions

A forthcoming Federal Sustainability Plan will examine disclosures of greenhouse gas emissions from federal suppliers and policies to mitigate climate-related…

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Peter Musurlian/Federal News NetworkJames Balocki and Tom Temin

Extreme weather threats prompt Navy to ensure energy independence, facility climate resilience

Tom Temin spoke to James Balocki, the acting principal deputy assistant Secretary of the Navy for energy, installations and environment, at the Sea Air Space conference.

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