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Vice President Joe Biden at the 2013 Green Inaugural Ball (photo by NWF's Avelino Maestas)

Inauguration Renews Hope for Secure Climate Future

1/21/2013 // By Miles Grant

President Barack Obama delivered his second inaugural address today, making a strong case for continued action to cut carbon pollution: “We, the people, still believe that our obligations as Americans are not just to ourselves, but to all posterity. We will …

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What’s Happening at the Green Ball: Navigating Your Way around the Newseum

1/19/2013 // By Guest Author

Guest post by Shelley Cohen Are you one of the lucky 2013 Green Inaugural Ball ticket holders? Here is an insider’s guide to some of the eclectic, quirky and truly imaginative things going on at the Green Ball: Green Wish …

Spicy Tuna Tartare in a Sesame Miso Cone, one of the delectable dishes in store for guests at the 2013 Green Inaugural Ball.

Gourmet Dining at the Green Inaugural Ball

1/18/2013 // By Guest Author

Guest post by Shelley Cohen One of the most frequently asked questions about the 2013 Green Inaugural Ball is, “Do I have to eat before the Ball?” Well there is an easy response: “Come hungry!”  The evening will feature epicurean …

Chef Tom Blundell and Thurgood Marshall Academy junior Stewart Cook discuss squash in the Newseum kitchen, where preparations are underway for the 2013 Green Inaugural Ball.

Community in the Green Ball Kitchen

1/17/2013 // By Guest Author

Guest post by Shelley Cohen When planning an event the scale of the 2013 Green Inaugural Ball, it is easy to lose sight of what is truly important and why all of these amazing green groups have come together to …

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Updates to 2013 Green Inaugural Ball Lineup and Attendees

1/17/2013 // By NWF

Nicholas David to perform at 2013 Green Ball We’re thrilled to announce that The Voice’s Nicholas David will join our lineup of musical performers at the 2013 Green Inaugural Ball. The singer/songwriter/pianist and second-place finisher is known for his creative …

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Send Your #GreenWish to President Obama

1/16/2013 // By Danielle Brigida

As we approach the 2013 Green Inaugural Ball, we’ve covered all the details of the night: picking the venue, carpooling to the event, and even sharing how we’re working to reduce waste. But what we also want to focus on the real purpose of the …

Will.I.Am will once again perform at the Green Inaugural Ball, following up his appearance at the 2009 Green Ball.

Music, Sports and Politics meet at 2013 Green Inaugural Ball

1/15/2013 // By Guest Author

Guest post from Shelley Cohen. We’re just days away from the 2013 Green Inaugural Ball, and we’re excited to announce the latest in who will be sharing the night with attendees. Making his return from the 2009 Ball, seven-time Grammy …

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Onree Gill, Sheila E. and Mayer Hawthorne to Perform at 2013 Green Inaugural Ball

1/10/2013 // By Guest Author

Guest post by Shelley Cohen. Just like the 2009 star-studded Green Inaugural Ball, this year’s event will bring together top leaders in the environment, energy, and green-technology communities to honor President Barack Obama. With such a broad and diverse audience, …

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Step 1 to Running a Truly Green Event: Finding the Right Spot

1/3/2013 // By Guest Author

By Shelley Cohen.  The 2013 Green Inaugural Ball will bring together diverse groups from among the energy, environment, conservation, and clean-tech communities. The attendees are  among those on the front lines of addressing the most pressing environmental challenges of our …

Having a (Green) Ball

1/27/2009 // By Miles Grant

If you weren’t one of the lucky thousands packed into the National Portrait Gallery last week for the Green Inaugural Ball, you missed the best and greenest party of the year! Musical acts included Will.i.am. (of the Black Eyed Peas), …

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