Through initiatives like the TechHire program and White House Science Fair, Obama improved STEM education and scientific career potential and innovation. Through his programs, America experienced an increase in 25,000 engineers and a billion dollar increase in investment for STEM education. Obama understood the impact and need for further scientific achievements throughout the US. Obama also played a major role in the Paris climate agreement, which designed to improve the global climate condition and spearhead less use of carbon pollutants.