mitigation

Supermoon undergoing partial eclipse above traffic and manufacturing plant emitting smoke (© Gerald Herbert/AP Images)

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.
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.
A row of people in kayaks in a body of water (© Patagonia)

U.S. companies take on climate crisis challenges

Australis Aquaculture and Patagonia are among this year's State Department Award for Corporate Excellence recipients. Learn more.
Woman walking dog in forest shrouded by fog (© Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Images)

U.S. innovators use AI to protect land and ocean habitats

Learn about U.S.-developed artificial intelligence tools that are helping to save coral reefs and forests.
Illustrated poster depicting a poison dart frog and fire ants (State Dept./D. Thompson)

For Earth Day 2020, download this free poster

Earth Day, first marked in the United States in 1970, has grown into a worldwide commemoration in its 50th year. Download our Earth Day poster.
Spanish-style buildings facing basketball court (Guardtop LLC)

U.S. is on the road to solving an urban environmental problem

Los Angeles and other U.S. cities are covering their asphalt roads with a coating that prevents the blacktop from absorbing and radiating the sun's heat.
Illustration of windmills on green hills (State Dept.)

Look what has happened since the 2015 climate pact was adopted...

A year has passed since nearly 200 countries came together to adopt the historic Paris agreement on climate. Check out what has happened since then.
Two people in canoe on lake in foreground; forest with autumn foliage in background (© AP Images)

Hundreds of U.S. businesses voice support for climate agreement

Over 300 U.S. businesses, many from the Fortune 500, signed a statement renewing private-sector support for the Paris agreement on climate change.
Secretary of State John Kerry speaking at podium (© AP Images)

Secretary Kerry: ‘We don’t get a second chance’ on climate

"What we do right now, today, matters," Kerry told delegates at a climate change summit developing rules to implement the Paris climate agreement.