On January 1, the State Department submitted the 2014 U.S. Climate Action Report to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The report details actions that the U.S. is taking domestically and internationally to address climate change.
Cross-posted from USGS, a member of the U.S. Global Change Research ProgramSpring rains in the eastern Horn of Africa are projected to begin late this year and be substantially lower than normal.From March - May, the rains are expected to total only 60 to 85 percentage of the average rainfall in this region. This is a significant deterioration
On Tuesday, Climate Change Fellows from more than 10 African nations convened at USGCRPs National Coordination Office in Washington, DC to discuss their experiences applying scientific knowledge to climate change adaptation efforts in Africa.
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.
The United States Global Change Research Program, in cooperation with the Department of State, request expert review of the Special Report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation (SREX) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
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.
ACTION: This is an announcement of an opportunity to recommend experts to the U.S. Government for nomination as Coordinating Lead Authors, Lead Authors, Contributing Authors and Review Editors for the Fifth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-5).
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.
Call for Nominations of U.S. experts to serve as Authors and/or ReviewEditors of the IPCC Special Report Managing the Risks of ExtremeEvents and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation 16 June 2009.