|National Assessment Background Information|
US National Assessment of
Introduction - Find out what the National Assessment was about. See also:
Frequently Asked Questions - See answers to frequently asked questions about the National Assessment.
Sectors - Find out about the sectors covered in the National Assessment.
Regions & Mega-Regions. Find out about the regions involved in the National Assessment, including the regional workshops.
Public Review drafts. The reports were available for public review from June 12 to August 11, 2000.
Published Information that Formed the Basis for the National Assessment. Citations, organized by topic.
Back issues (July 1998 through September 2000) of Acclimations, Newsletter of the National Assessment. Includes interesting articles on the National Assessment process.
Scenarios & Data. Find out about the scenarios that were used in the National Assessment, and access background data.
Organization & Mandate - Find out how the National Assessment was organized.
Policy Guidance Documents
Global Warming - National Assessment on Climate Change [PDF]. US Congress, Senate, Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, July 18, 2000. Hearing on the "Climate Change Impacts on the United States" report released in June 2000. Statements made by: [links deactivated; pages no longer available]
The US National Assessment of the Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change was published in 2000 by the US Global Change Research Program (USGCRP). For information from more recent assessments from the USGCRP, see the National Climate Assessment section of ClimateImpacts.org.