|Federal agencies that contribute to EPA's environmental goals, and how they make a difference.|
|Programs by EPA Strategic Goal
1. Climate Change and Improving Air Quality
2. Protecting America's Waters
3. Cleaning Up and Sustainable Development
4. Safety of Chemicals and Preventing Pollution
Programs by Agency
AID, ARC, CNCS, CPSC, CSB, DHS, DOC, DOD, DOE, DOI, DOJ, DOL, DOS, DOT, ED, FHFA, GSA, HHS, HUD, NASA, NRC, NSF, OSTP, SBA, TVA, USDA, USPS, USTR, VA
Department of Commerce
EPA Goal 1: Climate Change and Improving Air Quality
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA's) dynamical climate models attempt to forecast the atmosphere. NOAA maintains and funds many climate modeling centers.
Source(s) of Information
1. NOAA: What is climate and why do we model it?
Related EPA Program(s)
Climate Protection Program:
This program includes voluntary domestic and international programs that address greenhouse gases (GHG) and climate change issues. Efforts are aimed at reducing emissions of greenhouse gases and mitigating the effects of global climate change on the environment and human health while growing the economy. In addition, this program provides technical assistance and online reporting tools for regulated facilities to report annual greenhouse gas emissions in support of the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program.
• Clean Air Act Amendments
• Pollution Prevention Act
• National Environmental Policy Act
• Global Climate Protection Act
• Federal Technology Transfer Act
• Clean Water Act
• Solid Waste Disposal Act