Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States
by Thomas R. Karl, at al.
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2009
Number of pages: 196
The report summarizes the science and the impacts of climate change on the United States, now and in the future. It focuses on climate change impacts in different regions of the U.S. and on various aspects of society and the economy such as energy, water, agriculture, and health.
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