Environment and Climate Change

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March 3, 2014

Opinion: End Illegal Wildlife Trafficking on World Wildlife Day

Today, the world celebrates the first ever World Wildlife Day . Here in America, the bald eagle, the grizzly bear,… more
January 23, 2014

One Million Trees Planted in Morocco

First, think of something that provides shade from the sun, helps soil quality, absorbs carbon dioxide, and can be a… more
July 2, 2013

'State in 60 Seconds' Video -- Climate Change

President Obama recently announced a series of executive actions to reduce carbon pollution and prepare the United States for the… more
June 27, 2013

Cooperating With India on the Climate Change Crisis

I was in India this week for the fourth U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue, joined by my friend from Massachusetts and one… more
June 25, 2013

A Clean Energy Future for India

India is just a few years away from becoming the world’s most populous country, but it’s a far cry from… more
June 4, 2013

U.S. Ambassadors 'Bike Across Borders' in Zambia and Zimbabwe

Tourism is one of the great drivers of economic growth worldwide. According to the U.S. Travel Association, the average international… more
May 31, 2013

U.S. Diplomats Promote National Bike Month Around the World

Do you enjoy biking on weekends, or do you bike to work? Did you know that the U.S. Department of… more
April 29, 2013

Taking the Fight Against Wildlife Trafficking to the UN

Wildlife trafficking is a crime that spans the globe, giving criminals billions of dollars in illegal proceeds, driving endangered species… more
April 22, 2013

Working Together To Feed the World and Protect the Planet

Today's celebration of Earth Day is an opportunity to remind ourselves and our partners of the connection between our environment,… more


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Last night, Secretary Rice hosted the annual State Department Iftaar dinner . Iftaars are meals held to break the fast… more