Birds, particularly long-distance migratory birds, are in trouble. Over the past 50 years, their numbers have been plummeting.
The Document’s emphasis on maintaining peace, stability, and constructive cooperation in the Arctic region dovetails with United States’ priorities in the Arctic, said Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
The United States aims to help countries reduce their emissions and adapt to climate change.
Even if the United States gets to net zero emissions, it won't be enough without addressing the more than 85 percent of emissions coming from the rest of the world.
The United States Agency for International Development announced $100,000 in humanitarian assistance for people affected by the violent eruption of La Soufrière Volcano in early April.
In early March, Special Presidential Envoy Kerry, representatives of the European Union and of the United Kingdom met in London, Brussels, and Paris to renew their alliance and work closely together to deal with the climate crisis.
On his first day in office, President Joe Biden took action to rejoin the Paris Agreement, and the United States officially became a party again on February 19.
The United States is concerned that the People’s Republic of China is not sharing data on the health and management of the upper portion of the Mekong river.
John Kerry is President Biden’s Special Presidential Envoy for Climate .
In one of his first acts as president, Joe Biden issued an executive order returning the United States to the Paris Agreement on climate change.
The U.S. and Vietnam are cooperating on environmental remediation, or clean-up of the areas that were most heavily contaminated with Agent Orange.
The United States is committed to continued partnership with Mekong region countries to build a prosperous, sustainable, and healthy future based on these shared resources.