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Multi-Scale Economic Methodologies and Scenarios Workshop

Description: Report of a workshop on April 20-21, 2016, organized under the auspices of the Scenarios and Interpretive Science Coordinating Group, U.S. Global Change Research Program, and sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Date: August 2016
Creator: ICF International
Item Type: Report

Arctic Ocean Acidification Assessment: Summary for Policymakers

Description: This document provides an executive summary of the 2013 Arctic Ocean Acidification Assessment. The summary includes an update on the state of ocean acidification in the Arctic and how that acidification is impacting on the Arctic marine environment.
Date: 2013
Creator: Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme
Item Type: Report

Identification of Arctic Marine Areas of Heightened Ecological and Cultural Significance: Arctic Marine Shipping Assessment (AMSA) IIc

Description: This document reports on the work of the Arctic States to identify Arctic areas of ecological and cultural significance and where possible implement steps to protect these areas from the impacts of marine shipping.
Date: 2013
Creator: Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme. Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna. Sustainable Development Working Group
Item Type: Report

Executive Function: Implications for Education

Description: This report provides a selective overview of recent research on executive function and explores the implications of this research for educational research and practice.
Date: unknown
Creator: Zelazo, Philip David; Blair, Clancy B. & Willoughby, Michael T.
Item Type: Report

A human Health Perspective on Climate Change: A report Outlining the Research Needs on the Human Health Effects of Climate Change

Description: The Interagency Working Group on Climate Change and Health (iWGCCH) is an ad hoc group formed by participating federal agencies and organizations at the invitation of the National institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) following the January 2009 'Workshop on a Research Agenda for Managing the Health Risks of Climate Change, ' sponsored by the Institute of Medicine Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, research, and medicine. This report identifies gaps in knowledge of the consequences for human health of climate change, and suggests research to address them. The content, views, and perspectives presented in this report are solely those of the authors, and do not reflect the official views, policies, or implied endorsement of any of the individual participating federal agencies or organizations.
Date: April 22, 2010
Creator: Interagency Working Group on Climate Change and Health (U.S.)
Item Type: Report

Socio-Economic Drivers of Change in the Arctic

Description: This report presents an overview of the potential directions of non-climate drivers affecting the Arctic, and explicitly excludes discussion of potential impacts and responses. The report splits these non-climate drivers into two perspectives: global and Arctic.
Date: 2014
Creator: Andrew, Robbie
Item Type: Report

Efficacy of Schoolwide Programs to promote Social and Character Development and Reduce Problem Behavior in Elementary School Children

Description: Report evaluating seven Social and Character Development (SACD) programs designed to positively impact behavior and academic performance of a cohort of elementary students during their third through fifth grade years (2004-2007). The impact of each program is evaluated both together and separately.
Date: October 2010
Creator: Ruby, Allen & Doolittle, Emily
Item Type: Report

Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States

Description: This book summarizes the science of climate change and the impacts of climate change on the United States, now and in the future. It is an authoritative scientific report written in plain language, with the goal of better informing public and private decision making at all levels.
Date: 2009
Creator: U.S. Global Change Research Program
Item Type: Book

Policy-makers Summary: Arctic Pollution Issues 2015

Description: This document presents the policy-makers summary of the 2015 AMAP Assessments of Pollution Issues (POPs Trends; Radioactivity in the Arctic; Human Health in the Arctic). More detailed information on the results of the assessments can be found in the related Scientific Assessment Reports.
Date: 2015
Creator: Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme
Item Type: Report

Snow, Water, Ice, and Permafrost in the Arctic (SWIPA): Climate Change and the Cryosphere

Description: Report presenting the findings of the Snow, Water, Ice and Permafrost in the Arctic (SWIPA): Climate Change and the Cryosphere assessment performed by the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) in close cooperation with the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC), the World Climate Research Programme/Climate and Cryosphere (WCRP/CliC) Project and the International Arctic Social Sciences Association (IASSA).
Date: 2011
Creator: Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme
Item Type: Report

Climate Literacy: The Essential Principles of Climate Science

Description: This report presents information that is deemed important for individuals and communities to know and understand about the Earth's climate, impacts of climate change, and approaches to adaptation or mitigation.
Date: March 2009
Creator: United States. Global Change Research Group
Item Type: Report

Technical Background Report for the Global Mercury Assessment 2013

Description: Report detailing the technical background to the Global Mercury Assessment 2013 - Source, Emissions, Releases, and Environmental Transport (summary for policy-makers), in response to a decision of the Governing Council of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The report was developed in collaboration with the Artic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) and constitutes a contribution to the work of AMAP and the Arctic Council.
Date: 2013
Creator: United Nations Environment Programme
Item Type: Report

U.S. Climate Action Report 2002

Description: This report provides the third formal national communication under the Framework Convention, as envisioned under Articles 4 and 12 of the Convention. It describes our national circumstances, identify existing and planned policies and measures, indicate future trends in greenhouse gas emissions, outline expected impacts and adaptation measures, and provides information on financial resources, technology transfer research, and systematic observations.
Date: May 2002
Creator: United States. Department of State.
Item Type: Text

Our Changing Planet: The FY 1993 U.S. Global Change Research Program

Description: This report outlines a Presidential Initiative for an accelerated, focused research strategy designed to reduce key scientific uncertainties and to develop more reliable scientific predictions upon which sound national and international policies and responses to global change can be based.
Date: 2002
Creator: Federal Coordinating Council for Science. Committee on Earth and Environmental Sciences.
Item Type: Report