clean energy

Sun shining behind wind turbine in ocean (© John Moore/Getty Images)

United States progresses toward climate goals

Both the private and public sectors are ramping up the production of clean energy and electric vehicles to meet climate goals.
Wind turbines over rolling hills (© Christine Birch Ferrelli)

What’s in the biggest U.S. climate legislation ever passed?

On August 16, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law, taking giant leaps to combat the climate crisis.
Blinken standing next to man pointing at display model of different kinds of clean energy (© Andrew Harnik/AP Images)

Improving the Philippines’ access to clean energy

A U.S. government grant is supporting offshore wind projects in the Philippines that could bring clean energy to more than 2 million homes.
Man working on solar panels (© Ulises Ruiz/AFP/Getty Images)

Summit of the Americas highlights climate solutions

Leaders will discuss solutions to the climate crisis at the ninth Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles. Learn more.
Two photos of Chicago showing smoky and clear skies (Left photo: © Kirn Vintage Stock/Alamy. Right photo: © M. Spencer Green/AP Images)

Learn how air quality improved in these cities

Four large U.S. cities have used new technology and environmentally friendly policies to help their residents breathe easier.
Aerial view of solar panels on large building (© Scalo Solar Solutions)

Green jobs in Pittsburgh and La Guajira

Learn how the U.S. private and public sectors are working to create more green energy jobs around the world.
View of Earth from space (State Dept.)

Protecting our planet on Earth Day [video]

This Earth Day, learn what the United States is doing to help mitigate the effects of the climate crisis for a healthier planet.
People sitting in front of three screens showing ocean life above stage (State Dept./Jesse Alpert)

Leaders commit to action at Our Ocean Conference

From April 13–14, leaders from government and private organizations gathered in Palau to discuss the climate crisis and saving the ocean.
IAEA sign and logo (© Alex Halada/AFP/Getty Images)

Protecting nuclear material used for peaceful purposes

The U.S. works with other countries to keep the nuclear material that powers civilian technologies away from terrorists or other bad actors.