Environment Forum

Is Michelle Obama strumming along with Gibson Guitar?

October 13, 2011

It’s not often that a U.S. first lady’s gift makes news — years after the fact — but Michelle Obama’s 2009 present to Carla Bruni-Sarkozy has sparked some comment among free trade boosters and guitar pickers. The gift in question: a Gibson Hummingbird guitar.

Smithsonian gets solar panel that once graced White House roof

August 21, 2009

U.S. President Barack Obama has made climate change legislation one of his top goals and has pushed for more clean, renewable energy like solar and wind power.