Remarks by President Biden at the Virtual Leaders Summit on Climate Session 2: Investing in Climate Solutions

Taking on climate change together is more than just the right thing to do; it’s also in everyone’s best interests to do it.  Meeting this challenge is going to require mobilizing financing at an unprecedented scale. The White House April 22, 2021   East Room 10:50 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Well, hello again, everyone.  Welcome …

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A Proclamation on National Park Week, 2021

During National Park Week, let us dedicate ourselves to greater improvement, enjoyment, and preservation of our natural treasures, and to continue to find inspiration, strength, and all else we seek within them. The White House April 17, 2021   The renowned environmentalist and author, Rachel Carson, wrote in her seminal book Silent Spring that, “Those …

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2021 UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26)

The fight against climate change may well be the biggest challenge we have ever faced – and it will require a call to arms like no other in history. . Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Philip T. Reeker The United Kingdom will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow …

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World Oceans Day 2020

The ocean covers more than 70% of the Earth’s surface, supports billions of livelihoods worldwide, and provides more than half the oxygen we breathe through phytoplankton. The oceans are under a lot of pressure from illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing and unsustainable fishing practices, marine debris and plastic litter, bycatch, and derelict fishing gear. #WorldOceansDay …

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