Tag: Climate Change

Should Agencies be Required to Use Zero-Emission Vehicles?

January 23, 2020 12:54 PM
Should Agencies be Required to Use Zero-Emission  Vehicles?

One lawmaker wants to require federal agencies to only purchase or lease zero-emission vehicles for their fleets.

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DC Climate Change Protests Get Congress’ Attention

October 15, 2019 2:49 PM
DC Climate Change Protests Get Congress’ Attention

Protests held recently in Washington, DC that caused traffic disruptions have led one lawmaker to address future demonstrations.

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Readers Don’t Want TSP Accounts Subjected to Climate Change Debate

June 8, 2019 4:25 PM
Readers Don’t Want TSP Accounts Subjected to Climate Change Debate

A majority of FedSmith readers said in a recent survey they want the climate change debate left out of their TSP accounts.

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Politics, Fossil Fuel and the TSP

A bill has been introduced to create a Climate Choice Stock Fund to mitigate the dangers of climate change for TSP investors.

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Is a C Fund ESG in TSP’s Future?

April 20, 2019 10:40 AM
Is a C Fund ESG in TSP’s Future?

Could more environmental and socially responsible investments be coming to the TSP? The author describes how this might work.

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Lawmakers Want to Know What the TSP is Doing to Address Climate Change

April 17, 2019 1:00 PM
Lawmakers Want to Know What the TSP is Doing to Address Climate Change

Should the TSP address climate change through its investment offerings? Two lawmakers are concerned about the issue and want GAO to conduct a study.

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“Climate Choice” and Your TSP Investments

September 13, 2018 3:11 PM
“Climate Choice” and Your TSP Investments

An Oregon Senator wants to give federal employees a new TSP investment option as a way of fighting climate change.

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Trump Administration Seeks to Cut NOAA Budget by 17%

March 4, 2017 7:54 AM

The White House budget proposal for FY 2018 includes an overall 17% cut to the budget of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

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Trump Proposes Cutting EPA Budget by 25%

March 3, 2017 1:56 PM

The Trump administration’s 2018 budget proposal would cut the EPA’s overall budget by 25% as well as make reductions to the agency’s workforce.

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