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The America’s Climate Choices Series

Produced at the request of Congress, the America’s Climate Choices series of reports provides authoritative analyses to inform and guide responses to climate change across the nation.  The reports were produced by committees of experts convened by the National Research Council to address the [statement of task], and their findings were peer reviewed.

The series includes four focused panel reports and an overarching report.

Advancing the Science of Climate Change

Limiting the Magnitude of Climate Change

Adapting to the Impacts of Climate Change

Informing an Effective Response to Climate Change

America’s Climate Choices

The Study Sponsor

Funding for these activities was provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of the U.S. Department of Commerce.

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Heidi Cullen

A Conversation on America’s Climate Choices

The National Research Council released the final report in the America’s Climate Choices series on May 12, 2011. The public was invited to participate in a special event later that day — “A Conversation on America’s Climate Choices,” followed by a question-and-answer period and a reception. Climate Central’s Heidi Cullen hosted the conversation with several …

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Reports

Advancing the Science of Climate Change Limiting the Magnitude of Climate Change Adapting to the Impacts of Climate Change Informing an Effective Response to Climate Change America’s Climate Choices

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Background

The Department of Commerce Appropriations Act of 2008 (Public Law 110-161) called for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to execute an agreement with the National Academy of Sciences to establish a committee that would “investigate and study the serious and sweeping issues relating to global climate change and make recommendations regarding what steps must be taken and what strategies must be adopted in response to global climate change

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Committee on America’s Climate Choices

The members of the Committee on America’s Climate Choices are:

Albert Carnesale (Chair), University of California, Los Angeles
William L. Chameides (Vice Chair), Duke University
Donald F. Boesch, University of Maryland, Cambridge
Marilyn A. Brown, Georgia Institute of Technology
Jonathan Cannon, University of Virginia
Thomas Dietz, Michigan State University
Dr. George C. Eads, CRA International
Robert W

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March 2009 Summit

Earth’s climate is changing. How will we respond? Summit on America’s Climate Choices March 30-31, 2009 The National Academy of Sciences 2101 Constitution Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. View the archived Summit webcast here and listen to podcasts. View the news release and photos from the Summit. Concerns over the impacts of climate change have prompted …

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