Climate Change and U.S. Cities | Island Press
Urban Systems, Sectors, and Prospects for Action

Approximately 80% of the U.S. population now lives in urban metropolitan areas, and this number is expected to grow significantly in the coming years. At the same time, the built infrastructure sustaining these populations has become increasingly...

384 pages
6 x 9
14 figures

Prepared for the 2013 National Climate Assessment and a landmark study in terms of its breadth and depth of coverage, Great Plains Regional Technical Input Report is the result of a collaboration among numerous local, state, federal, and...

224 pages
8 x 10
20 photos, 33 illustrations

A Synthesis Report for the National Climate Assessment

Jerry L. Hatfield, Bidwell, and Daniel Brown; Edited by Julie A. Winkler and Jeffrey A. Andresen

Developed to inform the 2013 National Climate Assessment, and a landmark study in terms of its breadth and depth of coverage and conducted under the auspices of the U.S. Global Change Research Program, Climate Change in the Midwest...

272 pages
8 x 10
32 illustrations

Technical Report for the U.S. Department of Energy in Support of the National Climate Assessment

Hurricane Irene ruptured a Baltimore sewer main, resulting in 100 million gallons of raw sewage flooding the local watershed. Levee failures during Hurricane Katrina resulted in massive flooding which did not recede for months. With temperatures...

108 pages
8 x 10

Technical Report for the U.S. Department of Energy in Support of the National Climate Assessment

Developed to inform the 3rd National Climate Assessment, and a landmark study in terms of its breadth and depth of coverage and conducted under the auspices of the U.S. Department of Energy, Climate Change and Energy Supply and Use...

86 pages
8 x 10

Climate Change in the Northwest
Implications for Our Landscapes, Waters, and Communities

Edited by Meghan M. Dalton, Philip Mote, and Amy K. Snover

Climate Change in the Northwest: Implications for Our Landscapes, Waters, and Communities is aimed at assessing the state of knowledge about key climate impacts and consequences to various sectors and communities in the northwest United...

270 pages
8 x 10

Variability, Change, Impacts, and Vulnerability

Prepared for the 2013 National Climate Assessment and a landmark study in terms of its breadth and depth of coverage, Climate of the Southeast United States is the result of a collaboration among three Regional Integrated Sciences and...

342 pages
8 x 10

A Technical Input to the 2013 National Climate Assessment

Edited by Roger Griffis and Jennifer Howard

Prepared for the 2013 National Climate Assessment and a landmark study in terms of its breadth and depth of coverage, Oceans and Marine Resources in a Changing Climate is the result of a collaboration among numerous local, state,...

288 pages
8 x 10

A Report Prepared for the National Climate Assessment

Angela Jardine, Robert Merideth, Mary Black, and Sarah LeRoy; Edited by Gregg Garfin

Prepared for the 2013 National Climate Assessment and a landmark study in terms of its breadth and depth of coverage, this report blends the contributions of 120 experts in climate science, economics, ecology, engineering, geography, hydrology,...

528 pages
8 x 10

Report for the 2012 Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment

Prepared for the 2013 National Climate Assessment and a landmark study in terms of its breadth and depth of coverage, Climate Change and the Pacific Islands was developed by the Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment, a collaborative...

196 pages
8 x 10

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