U.S. invests more in global clean-energy efforts

From 2010-15, the United States has underscored its commitment to a worldwide transition to a clean-energy economy with more than $11 billion in investments — including grants, project-development financing and export credit — aimed at helping other countries meet their expanding energy needs at the same time they reduce carbon emissions. The U.S. also has ramped up its own energy research and development with the goal of lowering the costs of clean-energy technologies and making clean energy more affordable and reliable around the globe. Read More