Within 90 days, 20 federal agencies must craft a Climate Change and National Security Action Plan.
While there's been little discussion of this urgent topic in the presidential campaign, it doesn't make it any less important.
This one move can shave off 1°F of global warming, the first concrete step toward meeting the Paris Climate Agreement.
This is the first global cap on emissions for an international industry.
There is no question that President Obama's leadership has been crucial in getting to this agreement, Now the world shivers at the prospect of a major U-Turn if Trump is elected.
The US, Canada and Mexico agreed to reach 50% clean energy in 9 years, among other great advancements together.
Even the most remote place in the world, Antarctica, has reached 400 ppm of carbon in the atmosphere.
How ironic. Even Alberta, Canada, the center of tar sands oil, passed a carbon tax, and even without a tax on the table, House Republicans in the US passed a resolution against it.
Congress is expected to vote on the Trans-Pacific Partnership after the November elections.
Once again, the media ignored grassroots actions, as people took up the cause of climate change for 12 days around the world.