Staff from the Climate Program Office supported the White House Climate Education and Literacy "Champions of Change" event on Feb. 9.
On October 22, Holdren (and staff) posted a “Call to Action” blog which was essentially the start of the climate education initiative. NOAA’s Climate Program Office in partnership with the Office of Education and the National Ocean Service worked with OSTP to develop the initiative and submitted a number of commitments released in the White House Factsheet (Released Dec. 3).
On September 23, 2014, President Obama announced a new Executive Order in support of the development of climate resiliency at home and globally.
Americans’ health, security and economic wellbeing are tied to climate and weather. Every day, we see communities grappling with environmental challenges due to unusual or extreme events related to climate and weather.
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