Secretary Perry participates in G20 energy meeting

Secretary of Energy Rick Perry is visitng Argentina from June 14 to 16 leading the United States delegation to the G20 Meeting of Energy Ministers in Bariloche. The G20 leaders in energy policy will discuss public policies to help promote transitions towards more flexible, more transparent and cleaner energy systems. Secretary Perry will participate in ministerial ...
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Collaboration in zika research

Through a Fulbright program, 3 American specialists will collaborate with the Health Ministry and other Argentine government institutions on zika virus research and the dissemination of research findings. Dr. Anna Stewart Ibarra, faculty at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University, is currently collaborating with Dr. Elizabet Estallo, CONICET investigator at the Universidad ...
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National Parks Week

For one week each April, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation , the official charity of America’s national parks, join to celebrate America’s treasures. National Park Week is a time to explore amazing places, discover stories of history and culture, help out, and #FindYourPark! It will be celebrated from April 21 to 29, and it also coincides with Earth ...
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A NASA Mission Arrives in Ushuaia for Antarctic Exploration Flights

October 30, 2017 Scientists with NASA’s IceBridge mission travelled to Tierra del Fuego to carry out a set of research flights over Antarctica.  This is the first time, the IceBridge program, designed to study and understand the behavior of glaciers and ice shelves will be based in Argentina. On October 25, a P-3 aircraft landed ...
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NASA Disaster Risk Reduction across the Americas Summit: September 3-8, 2017

When Natural Disasters Strike, NASA Brings the Power of Space The NASA Earth Science Disaster’s Program it’s a program that started quietly nearly a decade ago with the promise to save lives and property around the world. What if the huge amount of global environmental data streaming down every day from NASA’s fleet of Earth-orbiting satellites could be harnessed to ...
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Strengthening Disaster Risk Reduction Summit

The Strengthening Disaster Risk Reduction across the Americas (DRRA) Summit  will be held September 3-8 in Buenos Aires, with the participation of NASA Disaster Program , Argentina´s National Commission for Space Activities, and international organizations working on terrestrial observations and disaster management. The Summit will be a unique opportunity to strengthen the region´s  collective ability to meet the multiple challenges of disaster risk reduction (DRR) in the ...
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Statement by President Trump on the Paris Climate Accord

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release June 01, 2017 Rose Garden 3:32 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you very much.  (Applause.)  Thank you.  I would like to begin by addressing the terrorist attack in Manila.  We’re closely monitoring the situation, and I will continue to give updates if anything happens ...
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Dr. Karen Lips visits Argentina

Dr. Karen Lips is a Jefferson Science Fellow at the U.S. Department of State focused on making science more accessible to the public. She is also a  Professor of Biology and Director of the Graduate Program in Sustainable Development and Conservation Biology at the University of Maryland, College Park. Dr. Lips will visit Argentina on ...
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Laur Hesse Fisher of MIT’s Center for Collective Intelligence Visits Argentina

The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce the visit of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) research scientist Laur Hesse Fisher to Argentina from April 3 to 7, 2017. Ms. Hesse Fisher manages Climate CoLab, a project housed within MIT’s Center for Collective Intelligence which harnesses the contributions of thousands of people to help address problems ...
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Science Envoy visits Argentina

Dr. Margaret Leinen, Director of University of California San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography, visited Argentina on March 13-16.  In Argentina, she met with the government counterparts and NGOs. Dr. Leinen visited also Ushuaia, met with the staff and researchers at CADIC and toured the Beagle Channel. Margaret Leinen, a highly distinguished national leader and oceanographer, ...
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Remarks at the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP22) to the United Nations

John Kerry Secretary of State Marrakech, Morocco November 16, 2016 SECRETARY KERRY: Thank you so much, everybody. I apologize for being a few moments late. There was a fire and then there was some traffic backed up, and so here I am and here are you, and thank you for being here… Full Text
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Visit of Edward McGinnis

Edward McGinnis is Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Nuclear Energy Policy and Cooperation at the U.S. Department of Energy. He will lead a delegation to participate in the International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation (IFNEC) Latin American Nuclear Energy Stakeholders Conference from 25-27 October.  The IFNEC Conference is hosted by the Government of Argentina and ...
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Sec. John Kerry Welcome Remarks at the Our Ocean Conference

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release September 15, 2016 Loy Henderson Auditorium Washington, D.C. SECRETARY KERRY: Well, good morning everybody.  And Cathy, thank you very, very much.  I hope everybody here will join me in expressing our gratitude to Cathy and her team who have done an absolutely superb job ...
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Argentina – US Ocean Science Meeting

Close to 200 researchers from various scientific disciplines will gather to discuss current and future partnerships between Argentina and the United States as part of the “Argentina-US Ocean Science Meeting” to be held August 23-27 in Mar del Plata. The meeting, which aims to strengthen cooperation between researchers, governments and academic institutions of both countries, ...
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Argentine and U.S. scientists work in Santa Fe to develop new, low-environmental-impact polymers

Plastics are everywhere! Indeed, the very ubiquity of polymeric materials –plastics! may obscure the fact that they don’t occur naturally, but rather are made, in almost all cases, from petroleum. And as miraculous as they may seem, they suffer from numerous disadvantages: in addition to being derived from non-renewable sources, many are toxic, while others, ...
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Park cleanup to celebrate Earth Day

On Earth Day, April 22, 2016, the Environment, Science, Technology and Health section and Embassy community volunteers assisted Park Rangers to clean up the nature reserve Parque Natural Municipal Ribera Norte. School-age and grown-up volunteers helped haul almost 30 bags of trash that washed up on the banks of the Rio de la Plata after ...
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Sustainable and Energy Efficient Housing Project in Campana

January 25, 2016 Ambassador Noah Mamet visited Campana where the Social Housing and Energy Efficiency Forum (FOVISEE) conducts a sustainable and energy efficient housing project with the support of the U.S. Embassy.  The program includes a preliminary evaluation to identify the improvements needed to maximize the use of household energy, and contribute to improve the ...
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Ambassador Noah B. Mamet Remarks at the CARI-U.S. Committee Meeting

December 16, 2015 Thank you, Rosendo for the warm welcome. And thanks to everyone for coming here today. You are important partners as we strengthen the relationship between our two countries. The Embassy has been proud to sponsor this series of lectures to explore different aspects of the history of the United States, and facets ...
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Embassy’s commitment with the environment

The Embassy celebrated the opening of the Climate Change Conference (COP21) held in Paris, and reaffirmed its commitment to global efforts that protect the environment. Ambassador Noah Mamet inaugurated the new solar panels that will power part of the Embassy compound. “This project is the first concrete step towards optimization of energy consumption at the ...
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