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

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Subjects: Climatic changes--United States
Climatic changes--Environmental aspects
Greenhouse gases--Risk assessment
Climatic changes--Risk assessment
Global environmental change
Global warming
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009
Additional Authors: U.S. Global Change Research Program
Notes: ISBN: 9780521144070 (Print)
ISBN: 0521144078 (Print)
Summary: "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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Includes bibliographical references
Physical Description: 1 online resource (188 p.) : col. ill., col. maps
OCLC Number: 415977920
ISBN/ISSN: 9780521144070
0521144078

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