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Climate Change

April 22, 2016
PHOTOS: 11 Carbon-Fighting Energy Technologies

Scroll through the photo gallery to see just a few of the ways the Energy Department is addressing climate change through technologies that cut carbon pollution, grow the economy and protect the planet.

March 17, 2016
How to Store Carbon

Find out how National Labs scientists are developing new tools to ensure carbon storage is safe and permanent.

December 23, 2015
2015 Was a Big Year for Secretary Moniz

Secretary Moniz had a big year in 2015. See what kept him busy and what he accomplished.

December 5, 2015
How We Solve Climate Change

At COP21 in Paris and beyond, clean energy innovation is key to solving climate change.

November 29, 2015
Announcing "Mission Innovation"

President Obama joins world leaders in announcing “Mission Innovation,” an initiative to dramatically accelerate global clean energy innovation to address climate change.

October 15, 2015
The Energy Department is developing alternatives to hydrofluorocarbons, which are used in supermarket refrigeration, air conditioners and more. | Photo by I-5 Design & Manufacture.
A Global Effort to Phase Down Hydrofluorocarbons

The Energy Department is part of the global effort to scale back the use of refrigerants thousands of times more potent than CO2.

October 9, 2015
MAP: How Climate Change Threatens America’s Energy Infrastructure in Every Region

Explore the regional climate change vulnerabilities to the U.S. energy sector and examples of resilient solutions by clicking on each shaded area in the map or by reading the full report.

September 30, 2015
14 Exciting Things Coming Soon from the National Labs

There’s a lot to get excited about in the next few years. Research at the Department of Energy’s National Laboratories is poised to transform science and energy. Click through the photo gallery to see how.

September 8, 2015
3 Ways Solar Energy Programs Are Helping Achieve President Obama’s Climate Goals

Learn how our SunShot Initiative supports the president's climate change priorities by advancing solar energy.