Includes sea level rise; extreme weather; changes to ecosystems, plants and animals; melting ice and permafrost; ocean wamring; impacts to water resources, agriculture, public health and national security

Carbon dioxide is everywhere: in the air, rising from cracks in the ocean floor, and in your soda can. Now it's showing up in the news! Find out why carbon dioxide is such a hot topic, and why it's going to be around for a long, long time.

Richard Feely discusses new findings about how increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is making the oceans more acidic, and how that will affect ocean ecosystems and the marine animals that inhabit them.
 

Richard Feely discusses new findings about how increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is making the oceans more acidic, and how that will affect ocean ecosystems and the marine animals that inhabit them.
 

This briefing will examine the current and projected impacts of climate change in the Northeast and regional efforts to manage these risks.

UN Climate Change Learning Partnership Releases Learning Resources Guides on Climate Change Science

The United National Climate Change Learning Partnership has released two resource guides for those interested in gaining a more advanced understanding of the science of climate change. The two guides provide a tour of the best and most relevant resources on climate change science, mostly drawn from the United Nations System.

Four 2-day workshops for Native Americans covering the basics of climate science, climate change, planning tools, & vulnerability assessments.

This symposium brings together weather, climate, agriculture, & biodiversity experts worldwide to discuss & develop solutions for global food security & healthy ecosystems.

Cover of the 2014 National Climate Assessment

National Climate Assessment Released

The third National Climate Assessment, released May 6, provides an in-depth look at climate change impacts on the U.S both now and into the future. It details the multitude of ways climate change is already affecting and will increasingly affect the lives of Americans.

As part of a new seminar series on green infrastructure, climate, and cities, the Consortium for Climate Risk in the Urban Northeast will host a webinar on how local decision makers and the public view climate change.

First Federal Ocean Acidification Strategic Plan Released

The Interagency Working Group on Ocean Acidification, of which EPA is a participating agency, has recently released the "Strategic Plan for Federal Research and Monitoring of Ocean Acidification."

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