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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?

The Defense Department recently asked contractors, and any other interested parties, for comments about climate. In particular, climate-related disclosures,…

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

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Coast Guard looking more closely at diversity, climate change challenges

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)FILE - This April 19, 2019 file photo shows a sign for the Department of Defense at the Pentagon in Washington. The Biden administration’s nominee for top Pentagon policy adviser was met with sharp criticism from Republicans on the Senate Armed Services Committee Thursday, including accusations that he has been too partisan to be confirmed for the job. Colin Kahl, who served as national security adviser to then-Vice President Joe Biden during the Obama administration, faced repeated questions on his previous support for the Iran nuclear deal and how he would approach that issue now. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

DoD will soon release climate change strategy that will impact almost every facet of the military

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(AP Photo)Residents walk past a screen with the title Global Main Indices and live numbers tracking various global and domestic stock index prices in Shanghai Monday, Jan. 4 , 2021. Global stock markets and U.S. futures rose Monday on 2021's first trading day, boosted by optimism about coronavirus vaccines after Wall Street ended the year on a new high. (AP Photo)

What to watch as Congress revives familiar TSP investment policy debates

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If you sell pencils to the government, they’d better be environmentally friendly pencils

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(Photo courtesy of the General Services Administration)The new DHS headquarters, which GSA is managing, includes green roofs, and other green buildings features.
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GSA details plans to help re-energize ‘green government’

Katy Kale, the acting GSA administrator, said the Federal Green Advisory Committee stepped out in front soon after the EO and created two new task forces—the…

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GSA has ambitious goal for using renewable electricity in all federal buildings

In today’s Federal Newscast, the General Services Administration has a goal using renewable electricity for the entire federal real estate portfolio by 2025

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Using a data-driven approach for climate resilience

You don’t have to look far to find examples of how climate change-driven extreme weather can damage the federal infrastructure.

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