Climate Change Coordination

Learn more about how the Office of Policy Analysis is contributing to Department-wide efforts to tackle the climate crisis.

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Executive Order 13990: Protecting Public Health and the Environment and Restoring Science to Tackle the Climate Crisis

EO 13990 highlights the need to use science to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, bolster resilience to the impacts of climate change, and prioritize environmental justice.  

Executive Order 14008: Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad

EO 14008 calls for quick action to build resilience against the impacts of climate change, bolster adaptation, and increase resilience across all operations, programs, assets, and mission responsibilities with a focus on the most pressing climate vulnerabilities. 

Section 211 of EO 14008 calls on Federal agencies to develop a Climate Action Plan. Read the Department's Climate Action Plan. 

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On October 6, 2022, the Department released its Climate Adaptation and Resilience Plan Progress Report. The report identifies actions the Department is taking to bolster the resilience of its mission, programs, and operations against accelerating climate change impacts.

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Secretary’s Order 3399: Department-Wide Approach to the Climate Crisis and Restoring Transparency and Integrity to the Decision-Making Process

SO 3399 establishes a Departmental Climate Task Force to emphasize the use of best available science to evaluate greenhouse gas emissions and associated climate change impacts of Federal land uses. 

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