. "Appendix A: Examples of Bills with a Significant Climate Change Component Considered in the 110th Congress." Restructuring Federal Climate Research to Meet the Challenges of Climate Change. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2009.
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Restructuring Federal Climate Research to Meet the Challenges of Climate Change
HR 5453—Coastal State Climate Change Planning Act of 2008
Would establish a DOC coastal climate change adaptation planning and response program, and would authorize grants to coastal states for implementation.
S 2307—Global Change Research Improvement Act of 2007
Would amend the Global Change Research Act to establish a National Climate Service within NOAA.
NOTES: DOC = Department of Commerce; DOD = Department of Defense; DOE = Department of Energy; DOI = Department of Interior; DOS = Department of State; EPA = Environmental Protection Agency; NOAA = National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; ODNI = Office of the Director of National Intelligence; USBR = U.S. Bureau of Reclamation; USGS = U.S. Geological Survey.