Daily Archives: February 25, 2015

Press Releases: Opening Remarks Before the House Appropriations Committee on Foreign Operations

SECRETARY KERRY: Well, thank you. Thank you very much, Madam Chairwoman. Madam Ranking Member, my friend, Nita Lowey, Mr. Chairman of the full committee, I want to just thank you very much. I appreciate the enormously generous welcome from all of you, and I particularly appreciate the opportunity to be able to be here. I

In Paraguay, UN chief sets sights on post-2015 development agenda

25 February 2015 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on the Government of Paraguay to join forces with the United Nations and forge ahead in framing the post-2015 agenda for a new generation of sustainable development goals, noting that the country had “an important role to play across the board.” “We need sustainable and inclusive

Gaggle aboard Air Force One en route Miami

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release February 25, 2015 Aboard Air Force OneEn Route Miami, Florida  1:19 P.M. EST MR. EARNEST:  I’ve got a quick topper, and then we’ll get to your questions, okay?  The President is looking forward to this trip to south Florida, not just because of the

A 2-year spike in sea level along NE North America

Coastal floodingA 2-year spike in sea level along NE North America Published 26 February 2015 Sea levels from New York to Newfoundland jumped up about four inches in 2009 and 2010 because ocean circulation changed, new research has found. Independent of any hurricanes or winter storms, the event – which stands out in its time