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Adapting to Climate Change: A Call for Federal Leadership

April 29, 2010

Recommends creating a strategic planning initiative to set goals, objectives, and priorities; a national climate service to provide information on climate change impacts and adaptation options; and an adaptation research program. Includes case summaries.

Coping With Global Climate Change: The Role of Adaptation in the United States

June 1, 2004

Discusses options for increasing the ability to adapt to anticipated climate change impacts in the coming decades, and the extent to which adaptation can reduce the consequences of climate change to the U.S. economy and natural resources.

A Synthesis of Potential Climate Change Impacts on the United States

June 1, 2004

Synthesizes the impacts of climate change on the U.S. by comparing the relative vulnerability of sectors to climate change. Includes a review of the literature on estimated monetary damages to the U.S. from climate change.

U.S. Market Consequences of Global Climate Change

April 1, 2004

Assesses the potential impacts of climate change on the U.S. market economy through the year 2100, including an estimate of its effects on productivity, investment, consumption and leisure.