The Paris Agreement: Where We Were, Where We Are, Where We Are Going

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The Agreement was the culmination of a four-year negotiation among the 197 nations that are parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change


As the world’s two largest democracies, the United States and India share the goals of strengthening economies and protecting the environment. This is why the United States and India are committed to working together to find answers to some of the biggest challenges of our time.  When President Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi… Keep reading →


The number wasn’t a big reveal – the Obama administration signaled last November, in a joint announcement with China, that it wanted to commit the U.S. to greenhouse-gas emissions cuts of 26-28 percent below 2005 levels by 2025. Still, advocates for bold U.S. action, like Alden Meyer, director of strategy and policy for the Union… Keep reading →

Burbo Bank Wind Farm Now Fully Operational

Delivering clean energy for everyone, in Latin America as everywhere else, is a key part of the response to climate change and a central pillar for building a sustainable century. By some estimates the world is spending half a trillion dollars per year on all forms of clean energy, including renewables and energy efficiency. Yet… Keep reading →