2014 U.S. Climate Action Report

January 1, 2014. The Department of State issues 2014 US Climate Action Report to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). This is the first U.S. Biennial report and the sixth U.S. National Communication to the UNFCCC. The report details how existing and planned U.S. action can reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions approximately 17 percent below 2005 levels by 2020. Progress includes doubling electricity generation from renewables, stringent fuel economy standards, and promoting energy efficiency. Also discussed is how U.S. communities are preparing for climate change. More information available here.