Fourth US Climate Action Report to the UNFCCC Posted for Review

Deadline: May 18, 2007
Washington, DC (May 1, 2007)- The United States Government has prepared an initial draft of the fourth national communication of its Climate Action Report (CAR) for public review. The purpose of this announcement is to notify interested members of the public of the opportunity to submit input on the draft text before the final document is completed. Written comments should be received on or before noon, Friday, May 18th.

The fourth CAR draft provides an update on key activities conducted by the United States since the third CAR (published in 2002); an inventory of United States greenhouse gas emissions and sinks; an estimate of the effects of mitigation measures and policies on future emissions levels; and a description of US leadership and involvement in international programs. National circumstances affecting US vulnerability and responses to climate change are also mentioned as well as information on the US Climate Change Science Program, Climate Change Technology Program, Integrated Earth Observation System, and education, training and outreach efforts.
For more information, visit the U.S. Department of State.