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U.S.-Russia Climate Change Policy Dialogue Working Group
  

U.S.-Russia Climate Change Policy Dialogue Working Group

On January 17, 2003, The United States and the Russian Federation agreed to broaden their global climate change cooperation by promoting a Climate Change Policy Dialogue to intensify and strengthen their efforts, including through a Climate Change Working Group to facilitate the Dialogue process. The third meeting of the U.S.-Russia Climate Change Policy Dialogue Working Group was held in Moscow on May 31, 2005. The two countries have made progress on a number of topics, including:

  • Joint projects on research of the Arctic and Antarctic climate within the framework of the International Polar Year 2007/08;
  • Development of the Roshydromet-NOAA project to create a joint Tiksi climate monitoring station;
  • Developing a system of oceanographic observations in the Arctic; Assessment and diagnostics of the Arctic climate calculation results with the IPCC models; and detecting changes in climate state, climate variability and climate extremes.
  • Collaboration of U.S. and Russian scientific organizations within the framework of the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment and SMIP2 project (Seasonal Prediction

Past Releases:

05/31/05 -- Joint Statement of the United States and the Russian Federation following the Third Meeting of the U.S.-Russia Climate Change Policy Dialogue Working Group; Moscow, Russia

04/13/04 -- Joint Statement of the United States and The Russian Federation Following the Second Meeting of the U.S.-Russia Climate Change Policy Dialogue Working Group; Washington, DC

01/17/03 -- Joint Statement of the U.S.-Russian Inter-Ministerial Climate Change Policy Dialogue

  
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