renewable energy

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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.
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How U.S. embassies tackle the climate crisis

U.S. diplomatic missions are shifting to clean energy and supporting host government efforts to tackle environmental challenges.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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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.
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Protecting the climate and creating jobs

The U.S. private sector is creating green energy jobs at home and abroad, as a part of the U.S. commitment to tackling climate change.
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Solar power is the future of American energy

The U.S. Department of Energy's 2021 "Solar Futures Study" found that solar power could constitute up to 45% of the nation's energy by 2050.