From its website: NOAA understands and predicts changes in the Earth’s environment, from the depths of the oceans to surface of the sun, and conserves and manages our coastal and marine resources. Their article, Warmest Global Ocean Surface Temperatures on Record for July was posted last week. Recent investigation of ice cores has documented the direct human impact on global warming.
Doesn't understanding create a responsibility? The USA and its corporations are spending more money on global environmental destruction than any other country. From Seeking Alpha: "The United States, the only superpower remaining on earth, currently spends more on military than the next 45 highest spending countries in the world combined. The U.S. accounts for 48% of the world’s total military spending."
It's YOUR money, as Charlie Gibson is fond of saying.