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    Dawn Captures New Images of Dwarf Planet
Dawn Captures New Images of Dwarf Planet

The Dawn spacecraft observes dwarf planet Ceres from a distance of 383,000 kilometers and photographs more than half its surface at a resolution of 27 pixe...

Texts & Transcripts



Joint Statement on Caribbean Energy Security Summit

Participants in the Caribbean Energy Security Summit in Washington January 26 issue a joint statement expressing their commitment to support the Caribbean’...


White House on Sustainable Energy Future in Caribbean

The White House releases a fact sheet on fostering a cleaner and more sustainable energy future in the Caribbean.


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

A White House fact sheet outlines cooperation by the United States and India on climate and clean energy issues.


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

2015-01-05

    A Different Approach to Building Ebola Clinics in Liberia
A Different Approach to Building Ebola Clinics in Liberia

A new approach to building Ebola treatment centers in West Africa — using bamboo — is both decorative and practical.

2015-01-02

    U.S. Energy-Efficiency Standards Cut Pollution, Save Money
U.S. Energy-Efficiency Standards Cut Pollution, Save Money

The U.S. Department of Energy’s high standards for energy efficiency are reducing greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change AND reducing p...

2014-12-18

    Research Documents Fast-Warming Arctic with Global Implications
Research Documents Fast-Warming Arctic with Global Implications

A new report shows the Arctic is warming at twice the rate of anywhere else on Earth, a trend that has broad effects beyond the Arctic on global security, ...

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

2014-10-14

Innovative Cities: Oakland, California

These hydrogen buses might be larger than cars, but they are greener.

2014-09-11

Celebrate International Coastal Cleanup Day

Think we can survive without the ocean? Think again.

2014-09-10

Jack Johnson’s Two Steps to Help Protect Our Ocean

Singer and songwriter Jack Johnson describes when his love for the ocean began and discusses steps we can take to help protect it.