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Fourth National Climate Assessment: Volume II: Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States
Description: "This report, Volume II, draws on the foundational science described in Volume I, the Climate Science Special Report (CSSR). Volume II focuses on the human welfare, societal, and environmental elements of climate change and variability for 10 regions and
Source: United States. Global Change Research Program
Publication Date: Nov 23, 2018
Topics: Adaptation / Agriculture / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Energy management and conservation / Global issues, human impacts / Sea level rise / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Global Warming of 1.5 Degrees C
Description: "An IPCC special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 degrees C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, in the context of strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change, sustainable de
Source: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
Publication Date: Oct 8, 2018
Topics: Adaptation / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Global issues, human impacts / Greenhouse gas (GHG) increases / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation / Sea level rise / Temperature / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Indicators of Climate Change in California
Description: "The report presents 36 indicators that show how climate change is affecting California. The report is intended to promote scientific analysis to inform decision-making on mitigating and adapting to climate change and to serve as a resource for decision m
Source: California. Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment
Publication Date: May 9, 2018
Topics: California: Statewide / Drought / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Global issues, human impacts / Greenhouse gas (GHG) increases / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Temperature / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Sea level rise /

NOAA Western Region Climate Service Providers Database
Description: "Looking for expert assistance on climate issues but unsure where to start? The Climate Services Provider Database is a directory of climate service providers in the Western U.S. You can search the site for the type of information or service you're seekin
Source: United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Publication Date: May 9, 2017
Topics: Agriculture / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Energy management and conservation / Global issues, human impacts / Models and Tools / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Research / Sea level rise / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Wildfires /

Characterizing Risk in Climate Change Assessments: Proceedings of a Workshop
Description: The National Academies were asked "to conduct a workshop to explore ways to frame the [National Climate Assement, 4th edition] and subsequent NCA reports in terms of risks to society. The workshop was intended to collect experienced views on how to charac
Source: National Academies
Publication Date: Sep 18, 2016
Topics: Adaptation / Flooding / Global issues, human impacts / Sea level rise /

What Climate Change Means for California
Description: Two-page fact sheet summarizes effects on snowpack, water availability, agriculture, wildfires, human health, and sea level rise.
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: Aug 24, 2016
Topics: Agriculture / California: Statewide / Global issues, human impacts / Sea level rise / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Wildfires /

Climate Change Indicators in the United States
Description: "The Earth's climate is changing. Temperatures are rising, snow and rainfall patterns are shifting, and more extreme climate events -- like heavy rainstorms and record high temperatures -- are already happening. Many of these observed changes are linked t
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: Aug 2, 2016
Topics: Drought / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Flooding / Global issues, human impacts / Greenhouse gas (GHG) increases / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea and Polar ice / Sea level rise / Temperature /

San Diego, 2050 is Calling: How Will We Answer?
Description: Advises local leaders about expected temperature and precipitation, water resources, wildfires, nature's benefits, and human health in the year 2050.
Publication Date: Jun 10, 2016
Topics: California: Statewide / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Global issues, human impacts / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Temperature / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment
Description: Includes projections of seasonal and geographic changes in waterborne illness risk, increased exposure risk from runoff from extreme precipitation, and increased water infrastructure failure (chapter 6).
Source: United States. Global Change Research Program
Publication Date: Apr 4, 2016
Topics: Global issues, human impacts / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Water quality /

Safeguarding California: Implementation Action Plans: Draft Report
Description: Recommendations for the water, agricultural, biodiversity and habitat, emergency management, energy, forestry, land use, oceans, public health, and transportation sectors. Input due by Nov. 30.
Source: California. Natural Resources Agency
Publication Date: Oct 9, 2015
Topics: Adaptation / Agriculture / California: Statewide / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Energy management and conservation / Global issues, human impacts / Sea level rise / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

 

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