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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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.
This report was prepared as part of the United States National Climate Assessment and part of the President's Climate Action Plan (PCAP). USDA led the production of the report on behalf of the thirteen Federal Agencies of the U.S. Global Change Research Program. Thirty-one authors and contributors-- representing nineteen federal, academic, nongovernmental, and intergovernmental institutions in four countries-- prepared the...
Report of a workshop on June 23-24, 2014 organized under the auspices of the Scenarios and Interpretive Science Coordinating Group, U.S. Global Change Research Program, and sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
This FY 2016 edition of Our Changing Planet, USGCRP's annual report, summarizes the Program's significant advancements toward achieving its scientific goals, delivering on its Congressional mandate, supporting the President’s Climate Action Plan, and building a knowledge base that effectively informs human responses to global change.
This report, organized under the auspices of USGCRP's Adaptation Science Interagency Working Group, is a snapshot in time (2013-2014) of the status of climate change adaptation in Federal agencies that study and manage land and water resources.
This document presents the policy-relevant findings of the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme's 2015 assessments of short-lived climate forcers (methane, black carbon, and ozone).
This document presents the policy-relevant findings of the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme's 2015 assessments of persistent organic pollutants, radioactivity, and human health in the Arctic.
This publication includes the Summary for Policymakers, Technical Summary, Frequently Asked Questions, and Cross-Chapter Boxes for the Working Group II contribution to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report.