renewable energy

Drone photo of truck applying light gray coating to city street (Courtesy of City of Phoenix Street Transportation Department)

Cooling cities with Smart Surface technology

Learn about a wide array of urban design technologies that can reduce cities' temperatures by 3 degrees Celsius.
Wind turbines over rolling hills (© Christine Birch Ferrelli)

What’s in the biggest U.S. climate legislation ever passed?

On August 16, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law, taking giant leaps to combat the climate crisis.
Blinken standing next to man pointing at display model of different kinds of clean energy (© Andrew Harnik/AP Images)

Improving the Philippines’ access to clean energy

A U.S. government grant is supporting offshore wind projects in the Philippines that could bring clean energy to more than 2 million homes.
Man working on solar panels (© Ulises Ruiz/AFP/Getty Images)

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.
Aerial view of solar panels on large building (© Scalo Solar Solutions)

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.