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 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.
2008 scientific assessment of the effects of global change in the United States, with special emphasis on climate change.
4-page Companion Brochure of the Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States. A report of the U.S. Global Change Research Program. Published in 2009.
20-page Highlight Booklet of the Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States. A report of the U.S. Global Change Research Program. Published in 2009.