Summary: H.R.4461 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/10/2014)

Climate Change Education Act - Declares that the evidence for human-induced climate change is overwhelming and undeniable.

Requires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to establish a Climate Change Education Program to:

  • broaden the understanding of human-induced climate change, possible consequences, and potential solutions;
  • apply the latest scientific and technological discoveries to provide learning opportunities to people of all ages;
  • conduct a national information campaign to help people understand and promote implementation of new technologies, programs, and incentives related to energy conservation, renewable energy, and greenhouse gas reduction; and
  • inform the public of impacts to human health and safety as a result of climate change.

Directs NOAA to establish a grant program to support climate change education.