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  • Global Leadership in the Arctic

    Kerry on Global Leadership in the Arctic

    Secretary Kerry traveled to Anchorage, Alaska on August 30 to host the Conference on Global Leadership in the Arctic: Cooperation, Innovation, Engagement and Resilience (GLACIER).

  • Addressing Impacts in Climate Change

    Addressing Impacts in Climate Change

    Alaskans understand the importance of transitioning to a clean-energy economy because they are on the front lines of climate change.

  • National Park Service Anniversary

    National Park Service Anniversary

    The National Park Service turns 99 years old on August 25. To celebrate, all of the country's national parks are waiving their entrance fees and inviting everyone to join in the festivities.

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  • UN Security Council Holds Inaugural Meeting on LGBT Issues
    UN Security Council Holds Inaugural Meeting on LGBT Issues

    On August 24, members of the UN Security Council held their first Arria-formula meeting on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) issues, particularly in the context of ISIL’s crimes against LGBT individuals in Iraq and Syria. This historic event recognizes that the issue of LGBT rights has a place in the UN Security Council.  

  • FACT SHEET: President Obama Announces New Actions to Bring Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency
    FACT SHEET: President Obama Announces New Actions to Bring Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

    President Obama is committed to taking responsible steps to address climate change, promote clean energy and energy efficiency, drive innovation, and ensure a cleaner, more stable environment for future generations.  

  • Chicago and New Delhi Strategize to Clear the Air
    Chicago and New Delhi Strategize to Clear the Air

    Chicago and New Delhi received low marks for air quality in recent years from monitoring agencies. But both cities are addressing this serious problem with the support of local and national governments.  

  • World Humanitarian Day - August 19
    World Humanitarian Day - August 19

    World Humanitarian Day is a time to recognize those who face danger and adversity in order to help others. The day was designated by the General Assembly to coincide with the anniversary of the 2003 bombing of the United Nations headquarters in Baghdad, Iraq.  

  • Kerry on World Humanitarian Day
    Secretary Kerry on World Humanitarian Day

    ''Through dark days, aid workers find ways to bring light to communities all over the world – and they do it with grace and grit, fearlessness and determination. We proudly salute their courage and resilience. And we pay tribute to the sacrifices they make in a world where each is connected to all.''  

  • Training in California between Chilean National Parks trail workers and the National Parks Service (NPS)
    Training in California between Chilean National Parks trail workers and the National Parks Service (NPS)

    Four Chilean National Parks trail workers from Parque Nacional Alerce Costero attended training in California through the auspices of their sister park agreement with Redwood National Park, building upon a second year of exchange between Chilean trail workers and NPS managers.  

  • California Drought
    California Drought

    California’s water problems could grow more severe if rain does not arrive later this year. That is why farmers, business leaders and officials are looking for innovative, long-term solutions, from nanotechnology to big data and precision farming.  

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