Office of Global Change

Date: 05/21/2009 Description: Renewable Energy © USG Photo

The Office of Global Change is responsible for implementing and managing U.S. international policy on climate change, and representing the United States in negotiations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and in many other international fora focused on climate change, including the International Civil Aviation Organization and the International Maritime Organization.

The office also leads U.S. government participation in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which assesses scientific and technical information related to climate change, and manages strategic bilateral and multilateral partnerships on climate change, overseeing U.S. foreign assistance in support of clean energy, climate change adaptation, and sustainable landscapes.

To reach the Office of Global Change, please contact ClimateComms@State.gov.