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Climate Change Reports by Topic: Research

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Review of the Draft 2013 National Climate Assessment
Description: "Given the current state of the science and the scope of resources available, we believe the NCA did a reasonable job of fulfilling its charge overall. Although more needs to be done to fully meet the nation's needs for information and guidance, such need
Source: National Academies
Publication Date: Apr 15, 2013
Topics: Global issues, human impacts / Research /

Short-Term Water Management Decisions: User Needs for Improved, Climate, Weather, and Hydrologic Information
Description: "This report is the second in a series of reports by the Climate Change and Water Working Group that identifies how to improve supporting information for water resources management decisionmaking, motivated by potential climate change impacts on water res
Source: United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Publication Date: Jan 3, 2013
Topics: Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Research / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

National Water Program 2012 Strategy: Response to Climate Change
Description: "EPA's 2012 Strategy adresses climate change impacts on water resources and EPA's water programs. Climate change alters the water cycle and could affect the implementation of EPA's programs. EPA and our state, tribal, local and federal partners must revie
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: Dec 12, 2012
Topics: Federal Regulations, EPA, Clean Air Act / Research / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Joint Policy Committee: Regional Agencies Climate Protection Program
Description: Useful links for Bay Area agencies working on climate change. Two of special importance -- Summary of Bay Area Climate Change Research and Summary of Bay Area Climate Change Projects -- are updated frequently.
Source: Association of Bay Area Governments
Publication Date: Jul 26, 2012
Topics: Adaptation / California: Bay Area and Delta / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Energy management and conservation / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Research / Sea level rise / Temperature / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Climate Change Adaptation: Federal Efforts to Provide Information Could Help Government Decision Making
Description: "This testimony addresses (1) the data challenges that federal, state, and local officials face in their efforts to adapt to a changing climate, (2) the actions federal agencies could take to help address these challenges, and (3) federal climate change s
Source: United States. Government Accountability Office
Publication Date: Nov 16, 2011
Topics: Research / Water utilities guidance /

Federal Actions for a Climate Resilient Nation: Progress Report of the Interagency Climate Change Adaptation Task Force
Description: What the Executive Branch of the federal government is doing.
Publication Date: Oct 28, 2011
Topics: Adaptation / Global issues, human impacts / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Research / Sea level rise / Sea-Level and Flood Risks: FEMA or Insurance Industry Responses / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature
Description: Study to reassess global warming using 1.6 billion temperature reports. In its analysis released Oct. 2011, the team found 1 degree C of warming since the mid-1950s.
Source: University of California, Berkeley
Publication Date: Oct 20, 2011
Topics: Research / Temperature /

State of the Climate in 2010
Description: (June 2011)
Source: United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Publication Date: Jun 29, 2011
Topics: Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Research / Sea and Polar ice / Sea level rise / Temperature /

Our Changing Planet: The U.S. Global Change Research Program for Fiscal Year 2011
Description: Research plans from executive branch agencies of the federal government.
Publication Date: Jan 31, 2011
Topics: Research /

America's Climate Choices: Advancing the Science of Climate Change
Description: 6-minute video from the National Research Council.
Source: National Academies
Publication Date: Sep 23, 2010
Topics: Research /

 

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