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    NASA to Examine Climate-Vegetation Links from Space
NASA to Examine Climate-Vegetation Links from Space

NASA has selected proposals for two new instruments that will observe changes in global vegetation from the International Space Station.

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Facts on U.S.-India Energy, Climate Cooperation

The State Department releases a fact sheet that highlights the strategic importance of energy and climate cooperation between the United States and India.


White House on Food Resilience, Climate Data Initiative

The White House releases a fact sheet outlining public- and private-sector commitments to empower the U.S. agricultural sector and strengthen food resilien...


Obama Proclamation on World Hepatitis Day

President Obama issues a proclamation on World Hepatitis Day, July 28.


Pamphlets

2014-02-10

    Combating Wildlife Trafficking: Respect and Protect
Combating Wildlife Trafficking: Respect and Protect

Illicit trade in threatened and endangered species is a multibillion-dollar business, and the increasingly intense demand for products derived from Africa’...

2013-01-17

    STEM: Making a Difference
STEM: Making a Difference

Meet some young people who are using STEM to have fun and make a difference.

2011-08-16

    California: Changing the Game on Climate
California: Changing the Game on Climate

California passes the Global Warming Solutions Act, a comprehensive law aimed at reducing the state's carbon emissions, in 2006.

Publications

2014-01-31

    EJ|USA: Earth Day 2014 — Paint the Town Green
EJ|USA: Earth Day 2014 — Paint the Town Green

To celebrate Earth Day, we show you the innovations of big cities going green.

2013-01-22

    Science: The New Frontier
Science: The New Frontier

Scientific discovery is an intellectual adventure that benefits all of humanity.

2012-11-30

    eJournal USA: Go Wild! Coming Together for Conservation
eJournal USA: Go Wild! Coming Together for Conservation

Every year, thousands of animal species go extinct. Animals that once roamed the Earth in abundance are permanently disappearing from our planet at a hear...

Articles

2014-07-30

    United States Acting to Reduce Methane Emissions
United States Acting to Reduce Methane Emissions

The U.S. Department of Energy announces its initiatives — part of a larger Obama administration strategy — to reduce methane emissions.

2014-07-29

    Delaying Action on Climate Change Will Increase Costs, Risks
Delaying Action on Climate Change Will Increase Costs, Risks

Delaying action to reduce the effects of climate change will increase the costs and decrease the likely success of such action, according to a report issue...

2014-07-23

    U.S. Officials Outline Implications of Energy, Climate Policies
U.S. Officials Outline Implications of Energy, Climate Policies

Climate change and global energy insecurity pose profound challenges for U.S. foreign policy, U.S. officials tell U.S. senators.

Photo Galleries

2013-01-22

    What Is Best About Science
What Is Best About Science

Several recipients of the 2010 and 2011 Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers reveal what they think is best about science.

2012-11-30

    U.S. National Parks: Wild Spaces, Wild Species
U.S. National Parks: Wild Spaces, Wild Species

The creation of Yellowstone National Park in 1872 sparked a great American conservation movement and tradition. Since then, the U.S. national park system ...

2012-03-30

    A Changing Planet
A Changing Planet

This photo gallery shows the many and varied effects of climate change around the world.

Videos

2014-07-28

YSEALI: Rovilson Fernandez on Youth and the Environment

Rovilson Fernandez talks about working together to protect the environment.

2014-07-28

YSEALI: Rovilson Fernandez on the Ocean

Rovilson Fernandez talks about his passion to protect the ocean.

2014-06-24

Our Ocean: Ocean Acidification

This video warns of the rising carbon dioxide level in the ocean, which is creating more carbonic acid and affecting marine life.