Analyses of the Effects of Global Change on Human Health and Welfare and Human Systems

Description:

This document is part of the Synthesis and Assessment Products (SAP) described in the U.S. Climate Change Science Program (CCSP) Strategic Plan. This report is meant to synthesize and communicate the current state of understanding about the characteristics and implications of uncertainty related to climate change and variability to an audience of policymakers, decision makers, and members of the media and general public with an interest in developing a fundamental understanding of the issue.

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Creation Date: September 2008
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UNT Libraries
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Environmental Policy Collection
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Creator (Editor):
Gamble, Janet L.

Convening Lead Author, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Creator (Author):
Ebi, Kristie L.

ESS LLC

Creator (Author):
Grambsch, Anne E.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Creator (Author):
Sussman, Frances G.

Ph.D., Environmental Economics Consulting

Creator (Author):
Wilbanks, Thomas J.

Ph.D., Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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Publisher Info: www.climatescience.gov
Place of Publication: Washington, DC, USA
Date(s):
  • Creation: September 2008
Description:

This document is part of the Synthesis and Assessment Products (SAP) described in the U.S. Climate Change Science Program (CCSP) Strategic Plan. This report is meant to synthesize and communicate the current state of understanding about the characteristics and implications of uncertainty related to climate change and variability to an audience of policymakers, decision makers, and members of the media and general public with an interest in developing a fundamental understanding of the issue.

Note:

This document, part of the Synthesis and Assessment Products described in the U.S. Climate Change Science Program (CCSP) Strategic Plan, was prepared in accordance with Section 515 of the Treasury and General Government Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2001 (Public Law 106-554) and the information quality act guidelines issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency pursuant to Section 515. The CCSP Interagency Committee relies on U.S. Environmental Protection Agency certifications regarding compliance with Section 515 and Agency guidelines as the basis for determining that this product conforms with Section 515. For purposes of compliance with Section 515, this CCSP Synthesis and Assessment Product is an “interpreted product” as that term is used in U.S. Environmental Protection Agency guidelines and is classified as “highly influential.” This document does not express any regulatory policies of the United States or any of its agencies, or provide recommendations for regulatory action.

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v, 204 p. : col. ill.

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Keyword(s): environmental change | decision-support resources | human contributions and responses | climate variability | climate change | human health | environmental health
Added Title: U.S. Climate Change Science Program Synthesis and Assessment Product 4.6, September 2008
Series Title: Synthesis and Assessment Product
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UNT Libraries
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