Inventions of 2022
Several U.S. companies released inventions during 2022 with a mission to help others or improve the environment.
MacArthur Foundation celebrates ‘exceptional creativity’
The MacArthur Foundation honored 25 individuals in 2022 for their creativity in fields such as math, science and music. Meet three of them.
Want to help make our beaches cleaner? Here’s how.
This International Coastal Cleanup Day, find a shore near you and join millions of others across the world to help clear waste off the beach.
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.
8 things you can do now to help the Earth
In celebration of Earth Day, here are eight steps you can take in your daily life to be more environmentally conscious.
U.S. works to reduce plastic pollution
Private and public sectors in the United States are working to combat plastic pollution in landfills and in the ocean. Learn more here.
U.S. government to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050
President Biden signed an executive order to reduce and eventually eliminate the U.S. government's carbon footprint.
U.S. invests in cleaning up plastic in oceans
The United States plans to invest in projects that aim to clear the plastic out of the world's oceans. Learn more about the initiative here.
New U.S. strategy targets marine litter worldwide
The United States is working with international partners to reduce marine litter. Learn more about a new U.S. strategy for tackling this global challenge.