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Driving and the Built Environment

Read/Purchase the Report Driving and the Built Environment: The Effects of Compact Development on Motorized Travel, Energy Use, and CO2 Emissions — Special Report 298 (2010)TRB Special Report 298: Driving and the Built Environment: Effects of Compact Development on Motorized Travel, Energy Use, and CO2 Emissions examines the relationship between land development patterns and vehicle …

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Intraseasonal to Interannual Climate Prediction and Predictability

Read/Purchase the Report Assessment of Intraseasonal to Interannual Climate Prediction and Predictability (2010) Accurate forecasts of climate conditions over time periods of weeks to a few years—called intraseasonal to interannual timescales—can help people plan agricultural activities, mitigate drought, and manage energy resources. However, current forecast systems have limited ability on these timescales because models for …

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Ocean Acidification

Read/Purchase the Report Ocean Acidification: A National Strategy to Meet the Challenges of A Changing Ocean (2010) Excess carbon dioxide in the atmosphere—in addition to contributing to climate change—is absorbed by the ocean, making sea water more acidic and leading to a suite of changes in ocean chemistry. Preliminary evidence suggests ocean acidification will have …

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Verifying Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Read/Purchase the Report Verifying Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Methods to Support International Climate Agreements (2010) Agreements to limit emissions of greenhouse gases are currently the focus of international negotiations, and with such accords will come the need to accurately estimate these emissions, monitor their changes over time, and verify them with independent data. This report identifies …

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