This page provides information on current science-based climate change findings and initiatives in light of the recent report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, an agency of the United Nations mandated to provide regular assessments of the scientific basis of climate change, its impacts and future risks, and options for adaptation and mitigation.
Links to current information on the state of climate change.
A number of bills have been before Congress with strategies to reduce carbon emissions and mitigate climate change. The following are links to some of these bills. The links go to the Congressional Research Service non-partisan summaries, with tabs to access the text and actions taken to date.