Climate Change

Enhancing U.S.-China cooperation on energy and climate change

As the world’s largest economies and the largest greenhouse gas emitters, the U.S. and China have a leading role to play in addressing climate change.

Caribbean sun, wind offer more than a great vacation

The sun that warms the beaches and the winds that carried the first European ships to the Caribbean centuries ago are shaping the region’s future again.

We’re taking action on climate change  —  and the world is...

The U.S. and China, the world’s two largest economies  and biggest greenhouse gas emitters,  surprised the world with their plans to combat climate change.

What makes Earth Day special and why we still need it

The Earth Day Network coordinates activities that raise awareness of local environmental issues, as well as global climate change, in 192 countries.

Save our oceans (and score a free poster)

The ocean ecosystem regulates climate, produces oxygen, and feeds about three billion people. But our oceans may not be able to provide these benefits much longer.

More heat, less ice, and other things you should know about...

The news from the Arctic: It's getting warmer faster than most other places on the Earth. Arctic melting leads to ... more Arctic melting.

Women are key environmental managers

Women, who are important managers of natural resources, will be major factors in constructive responses to climate change.

Responding to the global challenge of climate change

What will you be doing in 2025? The United States is going to be producing 26 percent less greenhouse gas than it did in 2005.

Less Arctic ice = less Arctic life

A range of Arctic animals is staring at a precarious future with the well-documented loss of sea ice at the top of the world.