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  • Executive Order 13653: Preparing the United States for the Impacts of Climate Change
    Executive Order (EO) 13653 discusses the necessity to prepare the United States for the impacts of climate change. This order was ammended on December 16, 2014 by EO 13683, link: [http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2014-12-16/pdf… more
    2013-11-06
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  • Implications for US National Security of Anticipated Climate Change
    In the Intelligence Community's (IC) analysis of the possible impacts of climate change on national security over the next 20 years, the IC takes as a scientific baseline the reports produced by the Intergovernmental Panel on … more
    2016-09-21
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  • President Obama's Climate Action Plan: Progress Report
    "The effects of climate change are already being felt across the nation. In the past three decades, the percentage of Americans with asthma has more than doubled, and climate change is putting those Americans at greater risk o… more
    2014-06
    398KB
  • President's Climate Action Plan
    "While no single step can reverse the effects of climate change, we have a moral obligation to future generations to leave them a planet that is not polluted and damaged. Through steady, responsible action to cut carbon pollut… more
    2013-06
    318KB

Hearings

  • Examining the Threats Posed by Climate Change, Hearing Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety, One Hundred and Thirteenth Congress, Second Session, July 29, 2014
    This testimony compilation is from the July 29, 2014 hearing on 'Examining the Threats Posed by Climate Change' before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. Taken from the statement of Carl Hedde, "One signific… more
    2014-07-29
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  • S. Hrg. 111-1209: Climate Change and National Security, Hearing Before the U.S. Senate, Committee on Environment and Public Works, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, First Session, July 30, 2009
    This is from the July 30, 2009 hearing, "Climate Change and National Security," before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. From Barbara Boxer's opening statement: "In 2003, the Defense Department commiss… more
    2016
    5375KB

Military Aspects

  • DoD Directive 4715.21: Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience, January 14, 2016
    "In accordance with the direction in Executive Order 13653, this issuance establishes policy and assigns responsibilities to provide the DoD with the resources necessary to assess and manage risks associated with the impacts… more
    2016-01-14
    340KB
  • Report of the Defense Science Board Task Force on Trends and Implications of Climate Change for National and International Security
    "Changes in climate patterns and their impact on the physical environment can create profound effects on populations in parts of the world and present new challenges to global security and stability. Failure to anticipate and … more
    United States. Defense Science Board
    2011-10
    12962KB

Regional Issues

Reports and Studies

  • Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment
    "The National Climate Assessment assesses the science of climate change and its impacts across the United States, now and throughout this century. It documents climate change related impacts and responses for various sectors a… more
    Melillo, Jerry M.; Yohe, Gary Wynn, 1948-; Richmond, Terese (T.C.)
    2014
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  • Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment
    "Climate change threatens human health and well-being in the United States. The U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) Climate and Health Assessment has been developed to enhance understanding and inform decisions about … more
    2016-04
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  • U.S. National Climate Assessment: Climate Change Impacts in the United States
    "This report assesses the science of climate change and its impacts across the United States, now and throughout this century. It integrates findings of the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) with the results of rese… more
    2014-05
    37348KB

Treaties

  • Climate Change: The Kyoto Protocol, Bali Negotiations, and International Actions [Updated November 20, 2007]
    "The concerns over climate change, often termed 'global warming,' have emerged both in the United States and internationally as major policy issues. Reports in 2007 of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Chan… more
    Parker, Larry, 1954-; Fletcher, Susan R.
    2007-11-20
    177KB
  • Geoengineering: Governance and Technology Policy [January 10, 2011]
    "As a participant in several international agreements on climate change, the United States has joined with other nations to express concern about climate change. However, at the national level the United States has not yet deve… more
    Bracmort, Kelsi; Barbour, Emily C.; Lattannzio, Richard K.
    2011-01-10
    478KB

Websites

  • U.S. Global Change Research Program [website]
    This is the official website of the United States Global Change Research Program. "The U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) coordinates and integrates federal research on changes in the global environment and their imp… more
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