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Figure 7.1: Climate Change, Ecosystems, and Ecosystem Services

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This report is an authoritative assessment of the science of climate change, with a focus on the United States. It represents the second of two volumes of the Fourth National Climate Assessment, mandated by the Global Change Research Act of 1990.

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RT @usgcrp: Flowers blooming, birds migrating, animals hibernating-all are examples of phenology. Explore this interactive figure to learn more about how #climatechange disrupts these events along with other critical biologic activities in ecosystems across the U.S. https://t.co/CM2oplTMy3
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Figure 7.1: Climate Change, Ecosystems, and Ecosystem Services

Figure 7.1: Climate Change, Ecosystems, and Ecosystem Services

This report is an authoritative assessment of the science of climate change, with a focus on the United States. It represents the second of two volumes of the Fourth National Climate ...

FOURTH NATIONAL CLIMATE ASSESSMENT

FOURTH NATIONAL CLIMATE ASSESSMENT

This report is an authoritative assessment of the science of climate change, with a focus on the United States. It represents the second of two volumes of the Fourth National Climate ...

4th U.S. National Climate Assessment Vol. II: Notable Findings

4th U.S. National Climate Assessment Vol. II: Notable Findings

NCA4, Part Two: Impacts, Risks and Adaptation How Climate Change is harming humanity, shaping

How New York City is Preparing For Climate Change

How New York City is Preparing For Climate Change

The New York City Panel on Climate Change reports that extreme weather is becoming more frequent, longer lasting and more intense. How is the city dealing with the impacts of climate change?

Catalyzing Investment and Building Capacity in Las Cruces

Catalyzing Investment and Building Capacity in Las Cruces

The project provided a unique opportunity to facilitate a city-wide discussion about recent extreme weather events, thresholds for extreme events, access to customized climate projections ...

Climate crisis blamed as temperature records broken in three nations

Climate crisis blamed as temperature records broken in three nations

Germany, Netherlands and Luxembourg log new maximums, with mercury set to rise further on Thursday

Connecting the dots between climate change and displacement in the US: current evidence and future directions

Connecting the dots between climate change and displacement in the US: current evidence and future directions

In 2018, between hurricanes in the south and south east and wildfires in California, over 1.2 million people were displaced by climate-related disasters. It is no revelation that ...

New Orleans Residents Respond to Flooding with Citizen Science

New Orleans Residents Respond to Flooding with Citizen Science

Resident-led data collection on flooding hot spots is now being used for city planning purposes.

7 Most Common Ways Cities Are Fighting Climate Change

7 Most Common Ways Cities Are Fighting Climate Change

From flood defenses to green infrastructure, cities are ramping up their efforts.

How Are Buildings and Infrastructure Changing in Response to Climate Change?

How Are Buildings and Infrastructure Changing in Response to Climate Change?

Engineering.com looks at the various ways that the architecture, engineering and construction industry is addressing climate change.

Climate.gov tweet chat: Learn more about extreme heat, the urban heat island effect, and how communities are reducing heat risks

Climate.gov tweet chat: Learn more about extreme heat, the urban heat island effect, and how communities are reducing heat risks

On Friday, July 19, four heat health experts answered questions in an extreme heat tweet chat hosted by Climate.gov. We've posted a transcript of their responses.

Three ways cities can take the lead on climate change

Three ways cities can take the lead on climate change

Cities are on the front line of climate change. While their footprints cover a mere 2% of the Earth’s surface, they account for over 60% of greenhouse gas emissions.

‘Killer Heat’ Days to Surge Without Climate Action: Report (1)

‘Killer Heat’ Days to Surge Without Climate Action: Report (1)

Blistering hot days in the U.S. could increase significantly as the Earth warms, threatening infrastructure, businesses, and public health—but the choices that governments make now could ...

Paying for Extreme Weather: Wildfire, Hurricanes, Floods and Droughts Quadrupled in Cost Since 1980

Paying for Extreme Weather: Wildfire, Hurricanes, Floods and Droughts Quadrupled in Cost Since 1980

A new report looks at the price of climate-linked natural disasters and how global warming is making them worse.

The Urban Design Program Visits Threatened Cities in the Great Rift Valley

The Urban Design Program Visits Threatened Cities in the Great Rift Valley

Every spring semester, students in the Urban Design program at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP) travel to cities around the world to explore how urban ...

Climate risk and response: Physical hazards and socioeconomic impacts

Climate risk and response: Physical hazards and socioeconomic impacts

The climate is changing. Here's what climate risk means for socioeconomic systems across the world in the next three decades.