S.2740 - Climate Change Education Act115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA] (Introduced 04/24/2018)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/24/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2740 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/24/2018)
Climate Change Education Act
This bill declares that the evidence for human-induced climate change is overwhelming and undeniable.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) must establish a Climate Change Education Program to:
- increase the climate literacy of the United States by broadening the understanding of human-induced climate change, including possible consequences and potential solutions;
- apply the latest scientific and technological discoveries to provide learning opportunities to people of all ages; and
- help people understand and promote implementation of new technologies, programs, and incentives related to climate change, climate adaptation and mitigation, and climate resilience.
NOAA must also establish a grant program for climate change education.