Since 1989, the U.S.
In particular, Our Changing Planet highlights progress and accomplishments in interagency activities. These highlights represent the broad spectrum of USGCRP activities that extend from Earth system observations, modeling, and fundamental research through synthesis and assessment, decision support, education, and public engagement.
Climate scenarios provide a consistent set of possible future conditions to inform analyses of the risks posed by
The Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4)...
Strong engagement efforts help ensure that USGCRP assessment products are relevant and accessible to users.
USGCRP recently finalized the fourth installment of the National Climate Assessment (NCA4). Volume I (the Climate Science Special Report, see Highlight 16) was released in November 2017, and Volume II (Impacts, Risks, and
An assessment of observed and projected climate trends in the United States forms the foundation for comprehensive analyses of climate-related vulnerabilities and risks.
USGCRP oversaw the production of the Climate Science Special Report (CSSR) as Volume I of the Fourth National Climate Assessment. CSSR assesses the state of knowledge on human-caused...