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World leaders pledge to cap global emissions

During President Biden's virtual Leaders Summit on Climate, heads of government from around the world committed to essential climate pledges.
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United States will halve carbon emissions over next decade, says Biden

During the Leaders Summit on Climate at the White House, President Biden explained how the U.S. will lead the way in creating a global green economy.
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United States: We must succeed in preventing a climate catastrophe

Secretary of State Antony Blinken says the U.S. is ready to lead the global climate response and work with countries abroad to cap global carbon emissions.
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5 ways USAID empowers women as leaders against climate crisis

When they have a seat at the table, women contribute to decisionmaking on natural resources and potential climate solutions.
Illustrated poster depicting people watering an Earth-shaped tree (State Dept./D. Thompson)

For Earth Day 2021, download this free poster

Earth Day, first marked in the United States in 1970, has grown into a worldwide movement. Download our Earth Day poster.
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U.S. supports climate change action at Jaipur Literature Festival

The U.S. Embassy in New Delhi sponsored a session on Jonathan Safran Foer's latest book about climate change at this year's Jaipur Literature Festival.
Color-coded map showing Earth's temperatures (NASA’s Scientific Visualization Studio/Lori Perkins/Kathryn Mersmann)

How NASA fights climate change from space

NASA's satellites and other precise measuring tools are informing the U.S. government's renewed effort to fight climate change.
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U.S. and Canada: Strong partners, shared values

The leaders of the United States and Canada are bolstering their nations' partnership with a focus on fighting climate change and ending the pandemic.
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Kerry: We all must be ambitious to tackle climate change

Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry affirmed the United States' commitment to working with all countries to fight climate change.