Follow Along: @POTUS Answers Your Questions on Climate Change

President Obama jumped on Twitter to answer a few of your questions about Climate Change. Yes, it’s really @POTUS! Follow the conversation in real-time right here: 

Ahead of the hurricane season, President Obama is in Florida today to get his yearly briefing on the steps that the federal government, states, and families are taking to prepare.

Here’s what he’s doing next: talking to you on Twitter. Starting at 1:00 p.m. Eastern, the President is hopping on his brand-new Twitter account, @POTUS, to answer questions on climate live from the National Hurricane Center in Miami.

Just got a hurricane preparedness briefing in Miami. Acting on climate change is critical. Got climate Qs? I’ll answer at 1pm ET. #AskPOTUS

— President Obama (@POTUS) May 28, 2015

Got a question about the impacts of climate change? Get on Twitter and ask it using the hashtag #AskPOTUS. You can also follow the conversation as it happens right here, where you’ll find the latest on what President Obama has to say about climate change and what he’s doing to combat it.

While you wait, check out the “People’s Briefing” on Hurricane Preparedness, so you are as up to date as the President on what we can do to be ready for extreme weather this year.

Stay tuned!


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Connecting Generations to Engage on July 13

Ed. note: This is cross-posted on the White House Conference on Aging’s website. See the original post here.

Today at the White House Conference on Aging Regional Forum in Boston, Health and Human Services Secretary Burwell announced that the 2015 White House Conference on Aging will be held on July 13.

The July event will continue our year-long effort to listen, learn, and share with older adults, their families, caregivers, advocates, community leaders, and experts in the aging field on how to best address the changing landscape of aging in the coming decade. The 2015 Conference aims to embrace the transformative demographic shift occurring in the United States to recognize the possibilities of aging.

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Tembusu Systems to Launch TRUST Digital Money Platform for Businesses and Governments

Tembusu Systems Pte Ltd., a digital currency platform provider based in Singapore that counted Greece’s Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis among its advisers, announced that it will soon begin implementing digital currency payments using its TRUST framework. According to the Tembusu website, Tembusu’s TRUST framework is a global infrastructure that lets verified individuals transfer and manage assets instantly, securely, simply and inexpensively. Based on blockchain technology, it enables payment using different currencies – real-world, digital or even gold and silver. The system was developed to integrate traditional currency platforms with the emerging blockchain technology that drives digital currencies such as bitcoin. “TRUST is taking its first step into getting widespread adoption and integration with existing systems,” said Tembusu co-founder and CEO […]

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Vegascasino.io Launches Into The Bitcoin Casino And Online Gaming Markets

Bitcoin Press Release: Just launched Bitcoin Casino Vegascasino.io offers bettors and players an industry leading online betting and online gambling experience that is second to none. Vegascasino.io is a new player in the Bitcoin gambling market, but boasts an experienced team of professionals behind the platform. The team comes from a fiat currency gambling background running casinos, sportsbooks and poker for over a decade: It is a new and an exciting venture for us. Bitcoin popularity is growing every day and we want to make sure the industry has more trusted providers. We do our utmost to treat each customer individually and offer them the best service. To make sure all of their needs are met with the highest standards.“ […]

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