US National Assessment of the Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change
A detailed overview of the consequences of climate change and mechanisms for adaptation, published in 2000


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Updated 19 August, 2004

Climate Change Impacts
on the United States
The Potential Consequences
of Climate Variability and Change
Synthesis Team Reports
US Global Change Research Program
Reports submitted to the President and Congress in November 2000

Overview Report

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Foundation Report

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Citations for the literature upon which the conclusions drawn in both the Overview and Foundation report were based.

Images. High resolution versions of many of the images used in the synthesis reports.

Public Review Drafts. From June 12 to August 11, 2000, draft versions of the Overview and Foundation documents of National Assessment were made available for public review. Copies of the drafts and related documents remain available here as part of the public record.

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