President Obama with virtual reality goggles (White House / Pete Souza)

Experience Yosemite in virtual reality with President Obama

President Obama is the first sitting U.S. president to project himself into virtual reality with a 360-degree representation of Yosemite National Park.

Biden promotes Caribbean energy security

Vice President Biden says that energy security in Caribbean and Central American nations is a significant issue for the United States and the Western...
Performers dancing at 2016 Olympics Opening Ceremony (© AP Images)

Rio goes gold, silver, bronze and green

Those watching the Opening Ceremony and viewing the Olympic Games see climate change as a major theme, from sustainable food to recycled medals.

Homer tackles climate change, others imitate its approach

In 2007, Homer developed a plan to identify and resolve the city’s key climate-related vulnerabilities. Others are trying to replicate Homer's success.
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Celebrities join in the fight against climate change [video]

"One day we will wake up to find we have literally changed the face of the Earth," actor Morgan Freeman says in this video,...

Say “no” to soot

Black soot produced by carbon-based fuels is falling on the Arctic Ocean, absorbing heat and accelerating melting. Arctic nations want to reduce soot.
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You don’t have to win an Oscar to fight climate change...

During his acceptance speech for winning the Academy Award for best actor, Leonardo DiCaprio used the platform to address #climatechange.
Aerial view of solar panels surrounded by forest on island (SolarCity)

U.S. island in South Pacific goes solar

Remote Ta'ū Island in American Samoa switched from burning 300 gallons of diesel fuel a day to nearly 100 percent solar power. How did they do it?
Power plant smokestacks emitting carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases (Shutterstock)

Castles in the air? Carbon dioxide could produce building materials.

A new technique that takes CO2 emissions generated by factories and cars could create new material for buildings, aircraft and athletic equipment.