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Screenshot of man in farm vehicle in Farmcraft game (North American Scholastic Esports Federation)

Farmcraft: Teaching agriculture through esports

Students around the world are competing in the interactive video game Farmcraft and learning about farming in a changing environment.
Gray building partially built into open ground, with mountains in background (© Ramsay de Give/The Washington Post/Getty Images)

Would you live in a sustainable house?

Learn how American architectural innovation is leading to sustainable housing and how the movement is growing around the world.
Men carrying beam (Courtesy of CCHRC)

Indigenous practices make housing sustainable in Alaska

The U.S. government is learning how to make climate-resilient housing from Native American tribal practices.
Aerial view of large field of solar panels (© Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/Getty Images)

U.S. solar farms harvest clean energy — and jobs

The largest solar farm in the United States will begin construction soon in Indiana. Learn more about large-scale solar facilities here.
Corn crop growing in field (USDA)

Want healthier soil? Don’t plow.

Climate change has farmers concerned over diminishing water and soil resources. One remedy they are discovering is conservation tillage.
Man driving machine that transports solar panels at manufacturing plant (© Tony Dejak/AP Images)

Protecting the climate and creating jobs

The U.S. private sector is creating green energy jobs at home and abroad, as a part of the U.S. commitment to tackling climate change.
Silhouette of pedestrian walking past smokestacks emitting white smoke into blue sky (© Francois Mori/AP Images)

These countries’ commitments will help our climate

Ahead of COP26 in November, countries around the world are making new pledges to reduce greenhouse gases or updating old ones.
People crouching inside glacier cave (Arctic Council Secretariat/Linnea Nordström)

U.S. hands chairmanship of Arctic Council to Finland [video]

The nations and peoples of the Arctic have been meeting regularly for the past 20 years. Next stop is Alaska, where the U.S. will pass the gavel to Finland.
Long white pitched roof and adjacent red roofs (PEER Africa)

This simple product keeps buildings cool

The rural town !Kheis in South Africa is cooler than ever before with a simple, energy-efficient technology to keep buildings cool.