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    NASA Images Help Scientists Track Climate Change Emissions
NASA Images Help Scientists Track Climate Change Emissions

Scientists will use measurements from NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 to track atmospheric carbon dioxide to sources such as the wildfires that quickl...

Texts & Transcripts



USAID’s Postel at Senate Hearing on Energy, Climate Policies

USAID Assistant Administrator Eric G. Postel testifies before a U.S. Senate subcommittee on energy access and climate change.


State’s Hochstein at Senate Hearing on Energy Security

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Diplomacy Amos J. Hochstein briefs the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on energy security and foreign pol...


Obama on Meeting with Crew, Family of Apollo 11

President Obama issues a statement following a meeting with the crew and family of Apollo 11.


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

2014-07-18

    Climate Data in 2013 Reflect Trends of Warming Planet
Climate Data in 2013 Reflect Trends of Warming Planet

The State of the Climate in 2013 shows the vast majority of worldwide climate indicators, such as greenhouse gases, sea levels and global temperatures, con...

2014-07-08

Initiative Lets Science Entrepreneurs Connect with U.S. Mentors

The State Department’s GIST initiative empowers young science and technology entrepreneurs in emerging economies through events such as startup boot camps;...

2014-06-26

    Carbon Sequestration Cutting U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Carbon Sequestration Cutting U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions

A new report from the U.S. Geological Survey documents the extent to which natural landscapes in the United States are capturing carbon dioxide and reducin...

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

2014-06-24

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.

2014-06-23

Our Ocean: Sustainable Fisheries

This video warns that the ocean can't keep up with current demand for seafood and asks viewers to think of sustainable fishing solutions.

2014-06-13

Singer Jack Johnson’s Two Steps to Help Protect Our Ocean

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