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EPA Fact Sheet: Climate Change and Ecosystems

April 2010

From the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), this document briefly summarizes the impacts of climate change on ecosystems.

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EPA Fact Sheet: Climate Change and Health Effects

April 2010

This document, produced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), discusses the impact of climate change on human health.

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EPA Fact Sheet: Climate Change and Society

April 2010

This document, produced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), discusses climate change impacts on society.

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Regulatory Aspects of Direct Potable Reuse in California

April 2010

This paper, prepared for the National Water Research Institute, discusses the growing water demand in California and the need to implement new strategies to satisfy it, with a focus on direct potable use of water. The purpose of this paper is to identify issues that would need to be addressed by regulatory agencies and utilities in California interested in pursuing direct potable reuse as a viable option in the future.

Author or Affiliated User: James Crook

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The Impacts of Climate Change on Connecticut Agriculture, Infrastructure, Natural Resources and Public Health

April 2010

In accordance with Section 7 of Public Act 08-09, the Governor's Steering Committee on Climate Change formed an Adaptation Subcommittee to assess the impacts of climate change in Connecticut on the following areas: (1) infrastructure, including buildings, roads, railroads, airports, dams, reservoirs, and sewage treatment and water filtration facilities; (2) natural resources and ecological habitats, including coastal and inland wetlands, forests and rivers; (3) public health; and (4) agriculture.

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Vulnerability and Climate Change in the U.S. Southeast

Oxfam America is funding programs in Louisiana and elsewhere in the Southeastern U.S. to help those most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change to adapt and be better prepared. The goal of this project is to bring a fuller understanding of social vulnerabilities due to climate change in the U.S. southeast region to the public through a multidisciplinary examination of risks, hazards, and disaster.

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National Assessment of Shoreline Change: Historical Shoreline Change along the New England and Mid-Atlantic Coasts

2010

Part of a series of reports on shoreline change produced by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), summarizes historical changes of sandy shorelines in 10 regions of the U.S. New England and Mid-Atlantic coasts. The report emphasizes the hazard from erosion at regional scales and relates this hazard to the body of knowledge regarding coastal geology of the New England and Mid-Atlantic region because of its potential impact on natural resources and the economy.

Authors or Affiliated Users: Cheryl J. Hapke, Emily A. Himmelstoss, Meredith G. Kratzmann, Jeffrey H. List, E. Robert Thieler

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Current and Future Vulnerability of Sarasota County, Florida to Hurricane, Storm Surge and Sea Level Rise

2010

This report by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and Penn State University presents a comprehensive vulnerability assessment  for Sarasota County, Florida. The assessment integrated geospatial analysis and stakeholder input, with the intention of providing guidelines for implementing science and community-based actions to mitigate impacts from sea level rise, hurricanes, and storm surge.

Authors or Affiliated Users: Tim Frazier, Brent Yarnal, Nathan Wood

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Ocean Acidification: A National Strategy to Meet the Challenges of a Changing Ocean

2010

Evidence suggests ocean acidification will have negative effects on corals, shellfish, and other marine life, with wide-ranging consequences for ecosystems, fisheries, and tourism. This report, requested by Congress, reviews the effects of ocean acidification on marine ecosystems, the chemistry of seawater, and the physiology of marine organisms. The report reviews the current state of knowledge and identifies gaps in understanding, and provides scientific advice to help guide the national ocean acidification research program.

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Americans' Knowledge of Climate Change

2010

The Yale Project on Climate Change Communication, conducted a national study of what Americans understand about how the climate system works and the causes, impacts, and potential solutions to global warming.

Authors or Affiliated Users: Anthony Leiserowitz, Nicholas Smith, Jennifer R. Maron

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