Climate

Nomination of Dr. Chris Field as Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

The election for IPCC chair will take place during the 42nd session of the IPCC from October 6-10, 2015.

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EPA Administrator McCarthy: Environmental Concerns are Public Health Concerns

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As the head of the U.S. regulating body charged with protecting public health and the environment, let me say on behalf of my organization, and the American people, thank you for all that you do.

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NOAA Climate Study 2014 Reveals Hottest Year on Record

The question is when and how the world will respond. Ambitious, concrete action is the only path forward that leads anywhere worth going.

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New Science Report Underscores Urgency of Climate Change Threat

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change presenting the new report on climate change

“It is extremely likely that more than half of the observed increase in global average surface temperature from 1951 to 2010 was caused by the anthropogenic increase in greenhouse gas concentrations.”

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Secretary Kerry on New Report by Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

With this report, we have yet another round of authoritative, peer-reviewed science to prove it.

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Resources for the Future Policy Leadership Forum: Climate Change Discussion with the EPA

Simply put: the economy isn’t a reason to fear action, it’s a reason to take it.

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Launch of Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture

The launch of the Global Alliance offers the opportunity to share knowledge, make investments, and develop policies that will empower all producers to adapt to climate change and to mitigate greenhouse gases in agriculture while increasing sustainable production.

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President Obama speaks at UN Climate Change Summit

No nation is immune… Worldwide, this summer was the hottest ever recorded — with global carbon emissions still on the rise.

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Ambassador Hamamoto Speaks at WHO Conference on Health and Climate

We continue to support the WHO’s efforts to address climate change, working alongside fellow U.N. organizations such as the U.N. Environment Program and the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change.

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Facts on U.S.-China Dialogue Strategic Track Select Outcomes

On the occasion of the Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) July 9-10, 2014, the United States and China agreed to, among other things:

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