Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States

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This brochure highlights a report that summarizes the science of climate change, and the impacts of climate change on the United States.

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2 p. : col. ill., col. maps

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U.S. Global Change Research Program June 2009.

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This brochure highlights a report that summarizes the science of climate change, and the impacts of climate change on the United States.

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2 p. : col. ill., col. maps

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The Environmental Policy Collection contains reports, policy documents, and media selected from local, statewide, national, and international organizations; government and private agencies; and scientific and research institutions. The collection also contains theses and dissertations relevant to environmental policy.

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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 (Book)

Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States: A State of Knowledge Report from the U.S. Global Change Research Program

This book is the most comprehensive report to date on the wide range of impacts of climate change in the United States. It is written in plain language to better inform members of the public and policymakers. The report finds that global warming is unequivocal, primarily human-induced, and its impacts are already apparent in transportation, agriculture, health, and water and energy supplies. These impacts are expected to grow with continued climate change - the higher the levels of greenhouse gas emissions, the greater the impacts. The report illustrates how these impacts can be kept to a minimum if greenhouse gas emissions are reduced. The choices we make now will determine the severity of climate change impacts in the future. This book will help citizens, business leaders, and policymakers at all levels to make informed decisions about responding to climate change and its impacts. Likely to set the policy agenda across the US for the next few years Features examples of actions currently being pursued in various regions to address climate change. Summarizes in one place the current and projected affects of climate change in the United States

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U.S. Global Change Research Program. Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States, text, June 2009; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc31114/: accessed December 11, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .