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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The Report-in-Brief includes plain-language highlights and the technical executive summary.
The Second State of the Carbon Cycle Report (SOCCR2) provides a current state-of-the-science assessment of the carbon cycle in North America and its connection to climate and society. Information from the report is relevant to climate and carbon research as well as to management practices in North America and around the...
The Report-in-Brief consists of the NCA4 Vol. II Front Matter, Overview, and Executive Summaries of each chapter.
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 18 national topics, with particular attention paid to observed and projected risks, impacts, consideration of risk...
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...