Climate Action: Global Landscape

Below is a comprehensive listing of key resources designed to inform tribal decision-makers' understanding about the current state of climate change and climate action efforts across the United States and around the world. 

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Fourth National Climate Assessment: Chapter 15: Tribes and Indigenous Peoples

This assessment was written to help inform decision-makers, utility and natural resource managers, public health officials, emergency planers, and other stakeholders by providing a thorough examination of the effects of climate change on the Unites States.

President's State, Local and Tribal Leaders Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience: Recommendations to the President (2014) 

This task force report provides recommendations on how the Federal Government can respond to the needs of communities nationwide that are dealing with the impacts of climate change. 

U.S. Climate Action Resilience Toolkit

Find information and tools to help you understand and address your climate risks.

NASA Global Climate Change

Vital signs of the planet: Global Climate Change and Global Warming. Current news and data streams about global warming and climate change from NASA.

Global Climate Change Explorer

Studying the relationship between global climate and carbon in the atmosphere for more than a century, with a growing understanding of the massive, inadvertent experiment we’re conducting with our planet.

The Paris Agreement

The Paris Agreement builds upon the Convention and for the first time brings all nations into a common cause to undertake ambitious efforts to combat climate change and adapt to its effects, with enhanced support to assist developing countries to do so.

International Climate Action World Resources Institute

The international Climate Action Initiative uses analysis, innovation and partnerships to achieve effective national policies and ambitious, equitable international climate action.

Global Climate Action Summit

The Global Climate Action Summit will bring leaders and people together from around the world to “Take Ambition to the Next Level.” It will be a moment to celebrate the extraordinary achievements of states, regions, cities companies, investors and citizens with respect to climate action.

Climate Initiatives Platform

This portal collects, shares and tracks information on international cooperative climate initiatives driven by non-state actors such as businesses and cities, often with support from national states.

USAID Global Climate Change

USAID works to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realize their potential. Our climate-and-development know-how and programs help countries achieve self-reliance while pursuing clean economic growth and resilient development and strengthening U.S. security and trade.