The National Research Council is pleased to present this booklet in three parts that (1) summarizes the current state of knowledge about climate change; (2) explains some impacts expected in this century and beyond; and (3) examines how science can help inform choices about managing and reducing the risks posed by climate change.
Read Climate Change: Evidence, Impacts, and Choices online (no download necessary) on Scribd.com.
Copies of the booklet are now available from the National Academies Press. Teacher-ready packages are available in set of 3 booklets for $1 plus shipping.
Online Figure Gallery
This online figure gallery provides downloads of 26 of the images featured in the National Research Council booklet, Climate Change: Evidence, Impacts, and Choices, including photos, figures, infographics, and maps. They are made freely available here for redistribution, on the condition that the original authors are cited.
Spanish Translation: Cambio Climático: Evidencia, Impactos, y Opciones
This Spanish translation of the booklet brings Climate Change: Evidence, Impacts, and Choices to a new audience. Read it online or download the PDF here.
The National Research Council has also developed a video based on the first chapter of this booklet, Climate Change: Lines of Evidence. The 26-minute video is available online both in full-length and in seven separate chapters for easy viewing.
Interested in using the figures from the booklet in a presentation? This Powerpoint file has all of the images on slides along with their captions and titles, ready to use.