Today, delivering on the legal mandate and the President’s Climate Action Plan, the U.S. Global Change Research Program released the Third National Climate Assessment, the most comprehensive, authoritative, transparent scientific report on U.S. climate change impacts ever generated. The report confirms that climate change is affecting every region of the country and key sectors of the U.S. economy and society, underscoring the need to combat the threats climate change presents and increase the preparedness and resilience of American communities.
The report is available at http://www.globalchange.gov/.
- Climate Science
- 13 chapters on sectors (including water resources, ecosystems and biodiversity, human health, etc.)
- Chapter 12: Indigenous Peoples, Lands and Resources
- 8 regional chapters plus oceans and coasts
- Response strategies