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Climate Change Reports

USDA Releases Two New Reports on Climate Change

The reports below are a comprehensive syntheses of the scientific literature on climate change effects and adaptation strategies for U.S. agriculture and forests.  Scientists from the Federal service, universities, non-governmental organizations, industry, tribal lands and the private sector contributed to the national stakeholder workshops and the peer-reviewed studies.  The reports evaluate current conditions and look ahead to the next 25 to 100 years and the potential consequences of climate change.

Climate Change and Agriculture in the United States: Effects and Adaptation

Effects of Climate Variability and Change on Forest Ecosystems: A Comprehensive Science Synthesis for the U.S. Forest Sector

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