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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2008 scientific assessment of the effects of global change in the United States, with special emphasis on climate change.
This document is the Assessment Overview, based on a longer, referenced Foundation report.
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.
This document is the Foundation report, which provides the scientific underpinnings for the Assessment.