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 21 April, 2004

Climate Change Impacts 
on the United States
The Potential Consequences of 
Climate Variability and Change
Foundation:  Table of Contents
By the National Assessment Synthesis Team, US Global Change Research Program
Published in 2001

 

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"The National Assessment's Overview and Foundation reports are important contributions to understanding the possible consequences of climate variability and change. "

--National Research Council, 2004

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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.