H.R.1926 - Global Warming Education Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Honda, Michael M. [D-CA-15] (Introduced 04/02/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Science and Technology|
|Latest Action:||04/06/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Research and Science Education.|
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Summary: H.R.1926 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/02/2009)
Global Warming Education Act - Requires the National Science Foundation to establish a Global Warming Education Program to: (1) broaden the understanding of human induced global warming, possible long and short-term consequences, and potential solutions; (2) apply the latest scientific and technological discoveries to provide learning opportunities to people; and (3) emphasize actionable information to help people understand and to promote implementation of new technologies, programs, and incentives related to energy conservation, renewable energy, and greenhouse gas reduction.
Requires such Program to include: (1) a national information campaign to disseminate information on and promote implementation of the new technologies, programs, and incentives; and (2) a competitive grant program to provide grants to states, municipalities, educational institutions, and other organizations to create materials relevant to global warming and climate science, develop climate science K-12 curriculum and supplementary educational materials, or publish global warming and climate science information.