Axios: Fourth National Climate Assessment Volume II: Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United StatesThe National Climate Assessment (NCA) assesses the science of climate change and variability and its impacts across the United States, now and throughout this century. The Black Friday climate report, formally known as the National Climate Assessment, follows a landmark U.N. science report in October, and Volume I of yesterday’s report, published a year ago.
- The bottom line: The decisions made in the next few years will set the course of the planet’s climate far into the future.
- President Trump dismisses climate report on “Axios on HBO.”
- Key global warming target slipping out of reach, UN scientists warn.
- The New York Times – “Global warming is now affecting the United States more than ever, and the risks of future disasters — from flooding along the coasts to crop failures in the Midwest — could pose a profound threat to Americans’ well-being.”
- SUMMARY FINDINGS
- REPORT CHAPTERS
- DOWNLOADS – “The details: The contents of the new report, which consists of 29 chapters that were extensively peer reviewed, are bleak. The report points out that the era of climate consequences for the U.S. is well underway, and only actions taken in the next few years can be effective in addressing the scope and severity of the problem…”