Climate Change

Goal leaders

Kathryn Stratos



Christine Dragisic

Acting Branch Chief

Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (DOS)

Trigg Talley



Gillian Caldwell

Deputy Director for Climate & Cross-Sectoral Strategy

Bureau for Development, Democracy, and Innovation (USAID)

Jonathan Pershing

Deputy Special Envoy for Climate


To achieve

Combat global climate change by advancing climate-resilient, net zero emissions development around the world.

Adaptation: By September 30, 2023, the United States establishes or strengthens collaboration with 75 countries resulting in the development and implementation of National Adaptation Plans (NAPs) to increase adaptive capacity, enhance resilience, and reduce vulnerability to climate change by 2030.

Mitigation: By September 30, 2023, the United States establishes or strengthens collaborations with 27 countries that will result in support for enhanced implementation of at least 24 Nationally Determined Contributions and/or netzero emission strategies.

Reporting: By September 30, 2023, the United States has provided technical, financial, and diplomatic support to 30 countries that enhances their institutional frameworks and capacity in order to deliver the first National Inventory Reports and Biennial Transparency Reports by December 31, 2024.

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