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
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 reports by other authoritative scientific bodies with whom we work, such as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the National Research Council (NRC), are also accessible here. Most reports are available for download (open and click View); some can be ordered in print free of charge (open and click Add to Cart).
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Achieving food security for all people everywhere is a widely agreed upon international objective, most recently codified in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals for 2030. This report describes the potential effects of climate change on global food security and examines the implications of these effects for the United States.
USGCRP supported several regional workshops in October 2014 as part of the Climate Change Preparedness and Resilience Exercise Series. This brochure was used for the first workshop, which focused on Houston-Galveston, Texas.
This report is the Second National Climate Assessment. It summarizes the science of climate change and the impacts of climate change on the United States, now and in the future.
The 148-page Highlights book presents the major findings and selected highlights from Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment. The Highlights report is organized around the National Climate Assessment’s 12 Report Findings, which take an overarching view of the entire report and its 30 chapters.
This 20-page booklet provides a high-level compendium of Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment. The Overview covers the most important impacts at the national level but does not attempt to provide a comprehensive summary of the entire assessment.
This report, the First National Climate Assessment, includes analyses of the importance of climate variability and change for twenty regions around the United States, for five cross-cutting sectors, and for the United States as a whole. The DVD contains background information, public review drafts and final reports, citations, and high-resolution images.
Executive Summary of SAP Assessment 4.3, one of a series commissioned by the U.S. Global Change Research Program(USGCRP). It examines how climate changes are affecting agriculture, land resources, water resources and biodiversity in the United States.
This U.S. Climate Action Report 2010 (2010 CAR) sets out the major actions the U.S. government is taking at the federal level, it highlights examples of state and local actions, and outlines U.S. efforts to assist other countries’ efforts to address climate change.
A practical guide to help Midwestern farmers understand and respond to a changing climate.