Washington, DC - President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau share a common vision of a prosperous and sustainable North American economy, and the opportunities afforded by advancing clean growth.  They emphasize and embrace the special relationship between the two countries and their history of close collaboration on energy development, environmental protection, and Arctic leadership. 

Washington, DC - Today, the Secretary Kerry’s Office of Global Partnerships at the U.S. Department of State released the third annual State of Global Partnerships Report, which highlights public-private partnerships in the Department and in embassies around the world. The release coincides with the annual Global Partnerships Week, taking place from March 7-13, 2016.

Washington, DC - It’s hardly a character flaw, but organic transistors—the kind envisioned for a host of flexible electronics devices—behave less than ideally, or at least not up to the standards set by their rigid, predictable silicon counterparts. When unrecognized, a new study finds, this disparity can lead to gross overestimates of charge-carrier mobility, a property key to the performance of electronic devices.

Oakland, California - Oaksterdam University, the first cannabis college in the United States, will be in Las Vegas March 11 to 14, 2016, to host its renown Cannabis Horticulture Seminar. The entire seminar will be held at The Plaza Hotel and is the most comprehensive and advanced learning opportunity in the country for prospective and existing cannabis growers.

Los Angeles, California - Why do opponents of same-sex marriage really oppose it?

San Diego, California - Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego researchers published new findings on the role geological rock formations offshore of Japan played in producing the massive 2011 Tohoku-oki earthquake¾one of only two magnitude 9 mega-earthquakes to occur in the last 50 years.