Additional National Climate Assessment Resources for Educators

The Third National Climate Assessment is available to download and can be explored interactively through the newly redeployed website. In this mobile-compatible site, every piece of the report is shareable, including graphics, key messages, regional highlights, full chapters, and more. More broadly, the new site features accessible and dynamic information,topical call-outsresources, and news about global change and related Federal research and engagement efforts.


Archived Resources

  • NCA full report                                                    website     PDF

    • Overview and Report Findings               website     PDF     Resumen Hallazgos del Informe (Spanish translation)

    • Climate Trends                                       website                 Tendencias Climáticas (Spanish translation)

    • NCA highlights (140 pages, PDF) summary of report findings & trends (20 page exec. summary)

      • English version                           website    PDF

      • Spanish version                          website

  • FAQs

  • Regional- & sector-specific handouts (PDF) derived from the Highlights doc but focused on specific sectors and regions Energy/climate-change resources

            Dr. John Holdren, President Obama's Science Advisor, introduces the National Climate Assessment and discusses President Obama's climate action plan which takes an all of the above energy approach towards combatting climate change now. NCA blog

  • White House/OSTP Blog Post – Post from Dr. Holdren and Dr. Sullivan - website


Supporting Federal Resources

Questions & Answers


Key Figures/Videos/Simulations