The new report breaks no new ground. This report is a summary of the three reports already issued, which focused in much more detail on specific aspects of the science.
Generating some of the most excitement were activists from other nations who stood in solidarity with their peers.
"This march represents an incredible diversity of people, all realizing that this is the same fight."
"The time to act is now, and the People's Climate March is a groundbreaking step in the right direction."
When the People's Climate March kicks off in New York City on Sunday, Sept. 21, it is sure to be a powerful and diverse assembly.
"Working people will suffer disproportionately from the current patterns of investment and neglect that do not prioritize good jobs, clean air, and healthy communities."
The Obama administration is developing a more aggressive policy on environmental issues, as the president increasingly sees fighting climate change as one of the core components of his legacy.
Washington State voters received their mail ballots last week, their chance to vote on I-522, a statewide ballot measure that would require labeling of all genetically engineered food.
The fire in Yarnell, Arizona, claimed the lives of 19 firefighters, burned 8,374 acres, and laid waste to hundreds of homes. And more firefighters are currently risking their lives to tame this blaze .
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Forest Service an out of money to pay for firefighting equipment this year, after Congress only provided half of the total sum of money it has cost to fight wildfires so far.