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Climate Change Reports by Topic: Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species

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Climate Change Indicators in the United States, 2014
Description: "EPA's Climate Change Indicators in the United States, 2014, presents compelling evidence that the impacts of climate change are already occurring across the United States." The report uses 30 key indicators of climate change.
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: May 28, 2014
Topics: Drought / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Global issues, human impacts / Greenhouse gas (GHG) increases / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea and Polar ice / Sea level rise / Streamflow / Temperature / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment
Description: Comprehensive report on projected effects of climate change by sectors (such as water) and regions. Produced by a team of 300 experts with a 60-member advisory committee.
Source: United States. Global Change Research Program
Publication Date: May 6, 2014
Topics: Agriculture / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Energy management and conservation / Global issues, human impacts / Greenhouse gas (GHG) increases / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise / Temperature / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Climate-Smart Conservation: Putting Adaptation Principles into Practice
Description: "Offers guidance for designing and carrying out conservation in the face of a rapidly changing climate. Addressing the growing threats brought about or accentuated by rapid climate change requires a fundamental shift in the practice of natural resource ma
Publication Date: Apr 25, 2014
Topics: Adaptation / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /

2013 Highlights of Progress: Responses to Climate Change by the National Water Program
Description: EPA's work in water infrastructure, watersheds and wetlands, coastal waters, and water quality.
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: Apr 24, 2014
Topics: Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Climate warming mediates negative impacts of rapid pond drying for three amphibian species
Description: "Anthropogenic climate change will present both opportunities and challenges for pool-breeding amphibians. Increased water temperature and accelerated drying may directly affect larval growth, development, and survival, yet the combined effects of these p
Publication Date: Apr 10, 2014
Topics: Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /

What We Know: The Reality, Risks, and Response to Climate Change
Description: "Based on the evidence, more than 97% of climate experts have concluded that human-caused climate change is happening. What We Know helps us understand the science behind the realities, risks and response to the climate challenge." (American Association
Publication Date: Mar 18, 2014
Topics: Drought / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Flooding / Global issues, human impacts / Greenhouse gas (GHG) increases / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea and Polar ice / Sea level rise / Temperature / Wildfires /

Effects of Climate Change on Inland Fishes of California
Description: "Today, nearly 50 percent of California’s native freshwater fishes face a high risk of extinction. Add the stress of climate warming, and the projected extinction rate rises to 83 percent within the next 100 years if present trends continue. Much of the u
Source: University of California, Davis
Publication Date: Feb 7, 2014
Topics: California: Statewide / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /

Coastal Blue Carbon Opportunity Assessment for the Snohomish Estuary: The Climate Benefits of Estuary Restoration
Description: "Blue carbon is a term that recognizes the role of coastal wetlands in the global carbon cycle. Tidal marshes, tidal forested wetlands, and seagrasses sequester carbon dioxide from the atmosphere continuously over thousands of years, building stocks of ca
Publication Date: Feb 4, 2014
Topics: Ecosystem Services and Climate Change / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation /

Safeguarding California: Reducing Climate Risk: An Update to the 2009 California Climate Change Adaptation Strategy: Public Draft
Description: "The Safeguarding California Plan provides policy guidance for state decision makers, and is part of continuing efforts to reduce impacts and prepare for climate risks. This plan, which updates the 2009 California Climate Adaptation Strategy, highlights c
Source: California. Natural Resources Agency
Publication Date: Dec 10, 2013
Topics: Adaptation / Agriculture / California: Statewide / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Energy management and conservation / Global issues, human impacts / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise / Temperature / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Wildfires /

Abrupt Impacts of Climate Change: Anticipating Surprises
Description: "Abrupt Impacts of Climate Change summarizes the state of our knowledge about potential abrupt changes and abrupt climate impacts and categorizes changes that are already occurring, have a high probability of occurrence, or are unlikely to occur. Because
Source: National Academies
Publication Date: Dec 3, 2013
Topics: Adaptation / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Global issues, human impacts / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation / Sea and Polar ice / Sea level rise /

 

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