Climate change report US

08 August 2017

U.S Global change research program climate science special report (CSSR) 

The Climate Science Special Report is a key element of the U.S. National Climate Assessment, which, according to the 1990 Global Change Research Act, is supposed to be issued every four years.  The draft climate report, based on work conducted by scientists in 13 federal U.S. agencies, and currently under active review at the White House, estimates that human impact was responsible for an increase in global temperatures of 1.1 to 1.3 degrees Fahrenheit from 1951 to 2010.The Washington Post obtained the third draft of the report, shown here. 

 

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