Fourth National Climate Assessment Vol I + II
NCA4 Vol II: Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States
NCA4 Vol I: Climate Science Special Report
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This report was developed for the National Climate Task Force by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, NOAA, and FEMA, with input from a number of federal agencies, in response to President Biden’s Executive Order 14008, to identify opportunities for expanding and improving climate information to better enable the public to prepare for climate change. This report...
The FY2021 edition of USGCRP’s annual report to Congress, Our Changing Planet, responds to the Global Change Research Act mandate to provide an overview of the Program’s progress in delivering on its strategic goals as well as a summary of agency expenditures under USGCRP’s budget crosscut.
The FY2018–19 edition of USGCRP’s annual report to Congress, Our Changing Planet, responds to the Global Change Research Act mandate to provide an overview of the Program’s progress in delivering on its strategic goals as well as a summary of agency expenditures under USGCRP’s budget crosscut.
AMAP, 2019. Arctic Ocean Acidification Assessment 2018: Summary for Policy-Makers
This assessment report presents the results of the 2018 AMAP Assessment of the Biological Effects of Contaminants on Arctic Wildlife and Fish. The assessment updates information presented in the AMAP POP's assessment delivered in 2009, specifically with respect to information on biological effects of organohalogenated compunds (OHCs), and the AMAP assessment of Mercury in the Arctic that was delivered in...
This assessment report presents the results of the 2018 Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) assessment of Arctic Ocean Acidification. This is the second such assessment dealing with ocean acidification from an Arctic-wide perspective , and complements several assessments that AMAP has delivered over past years concerning the effects of climate change on Arctic ecosystems and people.
The Overview is a summary of the findings of NCA4 Vol. II, as presented in Chapter 1 of the full report.
Volume II of the Fourth National Climate Assessment focuses on the human welfare, societal, and environmental elements of climate change and variability for 10 regions and...