This report is an authoritative assessment of the science of climate change, with a focus on the United States. It represents the second of two volumes of the Fourth National Climate Assessment, mandated by the Global Change Research Act of 1990.
Kate MarvelIf emissions of greenhouse gases continue to increase, we can expect temperature to rise by up to 10F, global sea levels to rise up to 4’ or more, extreme weather to intensify, damage to property and infrastructure
Some things in climate science are worryingly unpredictable – like when will the next ice shelf collapse off Antarctica? Or whether tropical storms will increase in frequency and strength in a warm world? Etc etc. However some things, like the ever...
Kate MarvelThe last time CO2 levels were this high, humans didn’t exist and sea levels were up to 75 feet higher
Benjamin I. Cook. Water is fundamental to all life. From the Dust Bowl of the 1930s, to the extreme water shortages that have struck California in recent years, modern societies often take its abundance for granted unt
Multiple observational datasets and reconstructions using data from tree rings confirm that human activities were probably affecting the worldwide risk of droughts as early as at the beginning of the twentieth century.
On April 13th, join TEDxFoggyBottom's 2019 Conference: REACTION as we explore the different dimensions surrounding the manners and ways in which we act and react to the events and occurrences in our daily lives.