2017 National Climate Assessment — Resources
Nov 3, 2017
Today, the U.S. Global Change Research Program released the Climate Science Special Report. This major report is Volume I of the Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4).
“This report is designed to be an authoritative assessment of the science of climate change, with a focus on the United States, to serve as the foundation for efforts to assess climate-related risks and inform decision-making about responses.”
Administered by NOAA, the report updates current trends in global climate change variables and their projections for the coming years. The most recent complete NCA (Third Assessment) was released in 2014.
Click through to find resources to help you cover this report release.
Apr 11, 2014
This consensus report, known as the Assessment Report 5 (AR5), is based on a global review of scientific articles that were published or accepted before March 2013 by a team of more than 830 climate scientists from around the world.
Sep 13, 2017
From back-to-back landfalling hurricanes in the East to drought and fires in the West, this has been a summer of climate extremes.
Mar 21, 2016
This is the first global release of climate graphics and information for weather presenters by WMO and Climate Central.