greenhouse gases

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Everything you need to know about carbon capture

What's the difference between carbon capture and carbon removal? Learn more about both emerging technologies here.
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Reducing vehicle emissions in the U.S. [infographic]

Transportation is one of the largest sources of carbon pollution. See how the U.S. government and auto industry are lowering emissions.
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Working to stop food waste

Learn how U.S. organizations are helping to save food from being wasted, which helps to feed communities and save the environment.
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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.
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Reducing these ‘super pollutants’ will protect the planet

A new U.S. EPA program will limit the United States' use of hydrofluorocarbons, dangerous greenhouse gases. Learn more about them here.
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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.
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Genetically engineered crops can survive floods or droughts. Here’s how.

Some crops are genetically engineered to thrive in droughts and floods. Learn what they are and how they've adapted to climate change.
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Genetically engineered crops can slow climate change. Here’s how.

Did you know that some crops are genetically engineered to resist insects and tolerate herbicides? Learn how they mitigate climate change.
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The time for climate action is now

A new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report details how extreme fires, heat and flooding are in our future unless we act now.