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Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States

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Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0521144078
ISBN-13: 9780521144070
Number of pages: 196

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The report summarizes the science and the impacts of climate change on the United States, now and in the future. It focuses on climate change impacts in different regions of the U.S. and on various aspects of society and the economy such as energy, water, agriculture, and health.

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