Climate Science

Filter
View
Report
Forests & Global Climate Change

One-third of U.S. lands are covered by forests, which makes forest ecosystems prominent natural resources that contribute to biodiversity, water quality, carbon storage, and recreation. Forests also play a significant role in the U.S. economy, and forestry or forestry-related enterprises …

View Details Download (pdf, 1 MB)

View
Report
Multi-Gas Contributors to Global Climate Change

In the effort to understand and address global climate change, most analysis has focused on rapidly rising emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and options for reducing them. Indeed, carbon dioxide, a byproduct of fossil fuel combustion, is the principal greenhouse …

View Details Download (pdf, 1 MB)

View
Report
Ecosystems and Global Climate Change

Natural ecosystems are one of our most precious resources, critical for sustaining life on the planet. The benefits humans derive from ecosystems are varied, from marketable products such as pharmaceuticals, to recreational opportunities such as camping, to ecosystems services such …

View Details Download (pdf, 728 KB)