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Global climate change impacts in the United States : a state of knowledge report from the U.S. Global Change Research Program.

Author: U.S. Global Change Research Program.
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Manuscript : National government publication   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This report summarizes the science of climate change and the impacts of climate change on the United States, now and in the future. It is largely based on results of the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP), and integrates those results with related research from around the world. This report discusses climate-related impacts for various societal and environmental sectors and regions of the nation. It is  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, Manuscript, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: U.S. Global Change Research Program.
OCLC Number: 468840943
Reproduction Notes: Preservation copy. Tucson, Ariz. : Cracchiolo Law Library, 2009. 28 cm. Address of original as of 11/19/2009: www.ntis.gov
Description: 188 p. : col ill., col. maps.; 28 cm.
Contents: About this report --
Executive summary --
Global climate change --
National climate change --
Climate change impacts by sector. Water resources ; Energy supply and use ; Transportation ; Agriculture ; Ecosystems ; Human health ; Society --
Regional climate change impacts. Northeast ; Southeast ; Midwest ; Great Plains ; Southwest ; Northwest ; Alaska ; Islands ; Coasts --
An agenda for climate impacts science --
Concluding thoughts.

Abstract:

"This report summarizes the science of climate change and the impacts of climate change on the United States, now and in the future. It is largely based on results of the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP), and integrates those results with related research from around the world. This report discusses climate-related impacts for various societal and environmental sectors and regions of the nation. It is an authoritative scientific report written in plain language, with the goal of better informing public and private decision making of better informing public and private decision making"--P. 7.

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