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2014 National Climate Assessment

Description:

This 2014 report summarizes the science and the impacts of climate change on the United States, now and in the future. It focuses on climate change impacts in different regions of the U.S. and on various aspects of society and the economy such as energy, water, agriculture, and health. It’s also a report written in plain language, with the goal of better informing public and private decision making at all levels.

Toolkit:

Climate Change Toolkit

Keyword Area:

All-Hazards, Climate, Data, Health Promotion and Health Education, Natural Disaster

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

U.S. Global Change Research Program

Submitted:

04/26/2012

Modified:

09/23/2014

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Five most recent user comments

2 Stars of 5 - Somewhat Useful
GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS
By Linda Tindall


5 Stars of 5 - Extremely Useful
Rating March 2014
By Kathleen Karle
Extensive, well-documented report containing findings of 2009 National Climate Assessment. Written in plain language for all to understand. While report is excellent, it should be replaced when 2013 assessment becomes available.