The Reports Library features scientific assessments, annual reports, strategic research plans, and other resources produced by USGCRP and the collaborative efforts of our member agencies. Select relevant reports by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the National Research Council (NRC) are also accessible here. Most are available for download (open and click View); some can be ordered in print (open and click Add to Cart, then follow instructions in the green box at the top of the page).
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Our Changing PlanetThe latest edition of Our Changing Planet, USGCRP's annual report to Congress, illustrates how the Program is building a knowledge base that informs human responses to climate change.Our Changing Planet FY 2015
National Climate AssessmentIn May 2014, USGCRP released the Third National Climate Assessment, the authoritative and comprehensive report on climate change and its impacts in the United States. Click the link below to explore it on the web, or scroll down to find the full report, Highlights, and Overview.National Climate Assessment
IPCC Fifth Assessment ReportThe Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report comprises four parts: 1) the physical science basis for climate change; 2) climate change impacts, vulnerabilities, and adaptation; 3) mitigation of climate change; and 4) a synthesis report. Each is accompanied by a summary for policy makers.IPCC Fifth Assessment Report
2012–2021 Strategic PlanAs mandated by Congress, USGCRP develops a new strategic research plan every ten years. USGCRP’s 2012–2021 Stategic Plan focuses on advancing global change science and ensuring that it informs real-world decisions and actions.2012–2021 Strategic Plan