NOAA promotes cooperation on global change research and benefits from interagency and international engagement provided through USGCRP. Members of NOAA’s Climate Program Office participated in the Annual International Meeting of the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP), held over a period of three days between November 19th and December 2nd. Wayne Higgins attended as the Chair of the Subcommittee on Global Change Research and was joined by Ben DeAngelo and Jin Huang. The meeting was convened by the USGCRP International Activities Interagency Working Group (IAIWG), co-chaired by Lisa Vaughan.