Future Earth, an emerging international research program with close ties to USGCRP’s mission, has released its plan for solutions-oriented research on global sustainability. The plan calls for a step-change in research to accelerate sustainable development and address serious environmental, social, and economic threats.
PostedNov 3, 2014
On Friday, Federal agencies released their annual plans for reducing their greenhouse gas emissions and preparing for the impacts of climate change . Agencies cited climate impacts like rising sea levels, increased storm intensity, and more extreme temperatures as threats to Federal facilities, operations, and resources.
PostedJul 9, 2014
The United States and international partners are working together to implement Future Earth, an emerging research program focused on global sustainability.
PostedMar 28, 2014
Today, delivering on an important part of the President’s Climate Action Plan, the White House released a strategy to cut methane emissions. The strategy summarizes the sources of methane emissions, commits to new steps to cut emissions of this potent greenhouse gas, and outlines the Administration’s efforts to improve the measurement of methane emissions.
PostedMar 18, 2014
Three types of roofing can help to cool urban heat islands, according to a study by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) researchers and collaborators recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
PostedFeb 12, 2013
This week, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) posted the second year of greenhouse gas emissions data gathered through the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program (GHGRP).
PostedDec 24, 2012
This notice sets forth the schedule of a forthcoming meeting of the DoC NOAA National Climate Assessment and Development Advisory Committee (NCADAC).
PostedFeb 22, 2012
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton last week announced the Climate and Clean Air Coalition, a voluntary partnership that includes the United States, Bangladesh, Canada, Ghana, Mexico, Sweden, and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to reduce short-lived atmospheric pollutants such as methane, hydrofluorocarbons, and black carbon , or soot.
PostedJun 18, 2010
As part of the U.S. Government Review of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation (SRREN), the U.S. Government is soliciting comments from experts in relevant fields of expertise.
PostedApr 8, 2010
The Department of State Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental Scientific Affairs is seeking public comment on the draft of the Fifth United States Climate Action Report . The purpose of this announcement is to notify interested members of the public of the opportunity to submit comments to the draft fifth National Communication on U.S.