Arctic sea ice extent both affects and is affected by global climate change interactive: global ice viewer an interactive exploration of how global warming is affecting sea ice, glaciers and continental ice sheets worldwide. Cgiar an analysis of the us global change research program in global warming research the problems brought by war as described in shermans hell program on climate change. Gcdis (global change data and information system) maintains this list of education resources available from agencies participating in the us global change research program usgs learning web the learning web is dedicated to k-12 education and lifelong learning.
Global warming research learn about the causes and effects of global warming consider possible global warming solutions read predictions of rising sea levels, coral reef bleaching and mass. Temperature data showing rapid warming in the past few decades according to nasa data, 2016 was the warmest year since 1880, continuing a long-term trend of rising global temperatures the 10 warmest years in the 138-year record all have occurred since 2000, with the four warmest years being the. The us global change research program (usgcrp) was established by presidential initiative in 1989 and mandated by congress in the global change research act (gcra) of 1990 to develop and coordinate a comprehensive and integrated united states research program which will assist the nation and the world to understand, assess, predict, and.
This report is an authoritative assessment of the science of climate change, with a focus on the united states it represents the first of two volumes of the fourth national climate assessment, mandated by the global change research act of 1990. Topics: administration, climate, climate change, sustainability, global warming press mentions in a letter to the wall street journal , prof ron prinn and john reilly, co-directors of the joint program on the science and policy of global change, explain why their research shows the importance of the paris climate agreement. Read the national global change research plan 2012-2021: a triennial update, a report on the program's progress since 2012. This the first and only truly global study where we have climate change opinion data from over 100 countries, so it allows us to compare the findings across the world, said lead author tien ming lee, a princeton university researcher who conducted the analysis while at the center for research on environmental decisions, at the earth. About this website this website is intended to make the 2009 national climate assessment (global climate change impacts in the united states) more accessible to a variety of interested readers.
Produced on a regular basis by the us global change research program, the national climate assessment provides a comprehensive assessment of the current understanding of climate science, including an overview of likely impacts in the united states on a region-by-region basis. Studies attribute global warming to human actions (us nca 4): the likely range of the human contribution to the global mean temperature increase over the period 1951-2010 is 11° to 14°f this translates to a likely human contribution of 92 to 123 percent of the observed 1951-2010 change. Research forecasts us among top nations to suffer economic damage from climate change novel uc san diego study indicates global warming is costing us economy about. Global warming has raised global sea level about 8 inches since 1880, and the rate of rise is accelerating rising seas dramatically increase the odds of damaging floods from storm surges a climate central analysis finds the odds of century or worse floods occurring by 2030 are on track to. Research suggests that global warming [is/is not] a valid threat because [provide your first claim for why global warming is or is not a valid threat] starting sentence option 2: there is sufficient evidence for the fact that global warming [is/is not] a [true/real/high-level] threat, such as the research by [name of expert or organization.
Global warming is happening now the planet's temperature is rising the trend is clear and unmistakable every one of the past 40 years has been warmer than the 20th century average 2016 was the hottest year on record. Global warming's six americas and the election, 2016 the six americas framework is being used by climate educators and communicators throughout the united states, including local, state, and national governments, academic institutions, environmental organizations, businesses, faith groups, doctors and scientists, and the media. Biochar research: reverse global warming making biochar removes three tons co2 from the atmosphere for every ton produced when added to fields as a soil amendment, that carbon is permanently sequestered. Global warming is indeed real, and human activity has been a contributor since 1975 but global warming is also a very complicated and difficult issue that can provoke very unwise policy in.
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This website is the digital version of the 2014 national climate assessment, produced in collaboration with the us global change research program. Ultimately, global warming will impact life on earth in many ways, but the extent of the change is largely up to us scientists have shown that human emissions of greenhouse gases are pushing global temperatures up, and many aspects of climate are responding to the warming in the way that scientists predicted they would. The global warming of the past 50 years is primarily due to human activities, predominantly the burning of fossil fuels  hundreds of independent and governmental scientific organizations have released similar statements, both in the united states and worldwide.