1. National Climate Assessment: Coasts chapter

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    "We are a coastal country," says Susanne C. Moser, a convening lead author for the National Climate Assessment's Coasts chapter, with 94,000 miles of coastline and more than $1 trillion…

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    • National Climate Assessment: Hawai‘i chapter

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      The Pacific Islands, including Hawai‘I, American Samoa, and parts of Micronesia, are home to many cultures whose lives depend on the ocean and how they interact with their environment. Climate…

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      • An Iowa farmer faces weather extremes

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        Iowa farmer Ray Gaesser doesn’t need a federal report to tell him the climate is changing. Climate changes already affect how, when, and what he plants, works his fields, buys machinery, and…

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        • National Climate Assessment: Indigenous Peoples, Lands and Resources chapter

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          Indigenous communities already face many socio-economic challenges, even before overlaying climate change impacts on them, says T.M. Bull Bennett, a convening lead author on the National Climate Assessment’s…

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          • The Importance of Social Science Research for Understanding Climate Change Induced Migration

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            On Tuesday, 1 December 2015, a side event on the importance of social science research for understanding climate change induced migration was organized by the universities of Lund, Hamburg, and Lancaster…

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            • National Climate Assessment: Climate Science chapter

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              “It’s very clear to us that the climate is changing, changing rapidly, and changing primarily because of human activities,” says Don Wuebbles, a convening lead author on the National…

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              • National Climate Assessment: Mitigation chapter

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                Climate change mitigation involves identifying ways to reduce heat trapping gas emissions, as well as finding ways to remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere. Humans have many choices to reduce…

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                • National Climate Assessment: Rural Communities chapter

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                  The U.S. is still predominantly a rural country, even though most of its population lives in cities. Rural America supplies the rest of the country with food, fiber, energy, and many other benefits,…

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                  • National Climate Assessment: Southeast chapter

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                    The Southeast region faces three main climate change vulnerabilities: sea level rise and associated coastal impacts; increasing temperatures; and water availability. These impacts are already affecting…

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                    • National Climate Assessment: Adaptation chapter

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                      Preparing for and coping with the impacts of climate change is known as “adaptation,” and communities around the country are beginning to plan for a future climate that is different than…

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