Chair’s Statement by U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken following the COVID-19 Ministerial

COVID-19 has left more than 5 million dead and disrupted the health and well-being of many millions more. It is still today ravaging the global economy and local livelihoods, disrupting global supply chains, and constraining global mobility, threatening peace and stability.

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U.S.-China Joint Glasgow Declaration on Enhancing Climate Action in the 2020s

  U.S.-China Joint Glasgow Declaration on Enhancing Climate Action in the 2020s Media Note Office of the Spokesperson November 10, 2021     The United States and China recall their Joint Statement Addressing the Climate Crisis of April 17th, 2021. They are committed to its effective implementation and appreciate the intensive work that has taken …

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U.S. and UK Issue Joint Statement to Enhance Cooperation on Quantum Information Science and Technology

The U.S. – U.K. joint statement on quantum cooperation builds upon these ongoing activities, and serves as a prelude to even greater engagement, explicitly grounded in shared principles of research integrity. The United States and United Kingdom Issue Joint Statement to Enhance Cooperation on Quantum Information Science and Technology THE WHITE HOUSE NOVEMBER 04, 2021 …

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U.S. Announcements on World Leaders Summit Forest and Land Use Event

The United States is taking ambitious action to conserve and restore natural ecosystems at home, through partnerships among federal government agencies, states, tribes, nongovernmental organizations, and private landowners. U.S. Announcements on World Leaders Summit Forest and Land Use Event Fact Sheet Office of the Spokesperson November 3, 2021 On November 2, 2021, world leaders gathered …

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Background Press Call by Senior Administration Officials Previewing Day Two of COP26

So, today, the President spoke at the COP26 and called on leaders from more than 100 countries to raise our ambition to tackle the climate crisis.  As you all heard in his remarks, he knows the world is falling short right now, and Glasgow must be the kickoff of this decade of ambition as well …

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President Biden Tackles Methane Emissions, Spurs Innovations, Supports Sustainable Agriculture to Build a Clean Energy Economy & Create Jobs

  Fact Sheet: President Biden Tackles Methane Emissions, Spurs Innovations, and Supports Sustainable Agriculture to Build a Clean Energy Economy and Create Jobs The White House Statements & Releases November 02, 2021   Today, President Biden is announcing bold actions consistent with his vision that tackling the climate crisis is not just an imperative, but …

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Release of the Climate Adaptation and Resilience Plan

In response to E.O. 14008 “Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad,” the Department of State has released its 2021 Climate Adaptation and Resilience Plan, which will be implemented in FY 2022 and reviewed and updated annually   Release of the Climate Adaptation and Resilience Plan PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON OCTOBER 07, …

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DOD Announces Strategy to Tackle Climate Crisis

  DOD Announces Strategy to Tackle Climate Crisis BY OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE FOR ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY RESILIENCE OCTOBER 07, 2021 On Oct. 7, 2021, the  White House released Climate Adaptation Plans from each agency , as required by Executive Order 14008, “Tackling the Climate Crisis At Home and Abroad.​” The Department of Defense Climate Adaptation Plan, released with these …

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Winning the Race to Zero: Journey to COP26

  The Event This two-day hybrid in-person and livestream event brings together key government and business leaders from the United States, United Kingdom and Europe to highlight real-world technology driven solutions to tackle the climate change crisis. Key Sectors will include Design and Construction, Energy, Environmental Technology, Transportation and Green Finance. Date & Location 22-23 …

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Statement of President Joe Biden on the Passing of Michael Collins

Michael Collins lived a life of service to our country. From his time in the Air Force, to his career with NASA, to his service at the State Department, to his leadership of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum; Michael Collins both wrote and helped tell the story of our nation’s remarkable accomplishments in …

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Program To Create Pathways to Safe and Secure Nuclear Energy Included in Biden-Harris Administration’s Bold Plans To Address the Climate Crisis

FIRST is a capacity-building program designed to deepen strategic ties, support energy innovation, and advance technical collaboration with partner nations on secure and safe nuclear energy infrastructure. Program To Create Pathways to Safe and Secure Nuclear Energy Included in Biden-Harris Administration’s Bold Plans To Address the Climate Crisis MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON APRIL …

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Launching Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate

At President Biden’s Leaders Summit on Climate on April 23, 2021, the United States and United Arab Emirates, with endorsement from the United Kingdom’s COP 26 Presidency, and with support from Australia, Brazil, Denmark, Israel, Singapore, and Uruguay, announced plans to launch the Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate (AIM for Climate).

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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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Joint Statement: The United States and the United Kingdom are Working Together in the Fight Against Climate Change

We resolved today to work closely together to reduce our own emissions and to rally all countries, and most especially the world’s major economies, to strengthen climate ambition. President Biden’s upcoming Leaders Summit on Climate and the G7 leaders meeting to be hosted by the UK are both critical opportunities to build momentum on the …

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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry, and National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy, January 27

  Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry, and National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy U.S. State Department January 27, 2021   James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 12:31 P.M. EST MS. PSAKI:  Good afternoon.  President Biden is continuing to follow through on his key promise to take swift …

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President Biden Takes Executive Actions to Tackle the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad, Create Jobs, and Restore Scientific Integrity

Today, President Biden will take executive action to tackle the climate crisis at home and abroad while creating good-paying union jobs and equitable clean energy future, building modern and sustainable infrastructure, restoring scientific integrity and evidence-based policymaking across the federal government, and re-establishing the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.

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Updates on Health Impact and Assistance for American Citizens Abroad, April 06, 2020

Briefing With Dr. William Walters, Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Operations, Bureau of Medical Services; Acting Assistant Secretary Alice Wells, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Ian Brownlee, Bureau of Consular Affairs On COVID-19: Updates on Health Impact and Assistance for American Citizens Abroad SPECIAL BRIEFING DR. WILLIAM WALTERS …

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From Silicon Valley to the American heartland

In a country that prides itself on royal history and traditions, the wedding of American actress Meghan Markle to Britain’s Prince Harry promises something distinctly new: several American touches. They’ll be unmistakable both during the May 19 nuptials in St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle and at the glittering banquet afterward for 600 guests.

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U.S. Embassy’s Women in STEM Engagement: A Day with An Aspiring Science Diplomat

The first Saudi woman to combine the fields of medicine and diplomacy, Dr. al Shouli was inspired by the Science Diplomacy conference to one day represent her country as a female science minister.

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U.S. Embassy Press Release – Fishackathon

U.S. Embassy, London April 19, 2016 008/16 @USAinUKPress   The U.S. Embassy is organizing a Fishackathon, April 22-24. The London offices of The Economist will serve as the host venue. The Fishackathon is a U.S. Department of State initiative, launched in 2014 around Secretary Kerry’s Our Ocean conference to develop usable solutions to address worldwide overfishing. The hackathon brings together computer …

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