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The Climate Report
National Climate Assessment-Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States
9781612198026 Paperback, Trade English General Trade SCIENCE / Global Warming & Climate Change Jan 22, 2019
$28.99 CAD
Active 6.3 x 8.5 x 0.5 in 272 pages 220+ FULL COLOR ILL/ PHOTOS Melville House
To hide its dramatic findings, the government released its mandated Climate Assessment Report on Black Friday while everyone was out shopping. Melville House is rushing the report into print - including all its charts, graphs, and illustrations - to broadcast its meticulous and devastating findings about the causes and impact of global warming.

The U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) is mandated by law “at least every four years…to submit to the President and the Congress an assessment regarding the findings of…the effects of global change, and current and major long-term trends in global change.” This year, the report was released in the wake of a series of some of the most devastating hurricanes in American history, as well as the horrific California wildfires. As the report says, “The assumption that current and future climate conditions will resemble the recent past is no longer valid.”

Detailing not only the devastating impact of global warming on the environment, but health issues leading to tens of thousands of deaths per year, and economic losses of tens of billions of dollars, the report concludes that “The evidence of human-caused climate change is overwhelming and continues to strengthen, that the impacts of climate change are intensifying across the country, and that climate-related threats…are rising.”

The U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) is a Federal program mandated by Congress to coordinate Federal research and investments in understanding the forces shaping the global environment, both human and natural, and their impacts on society.

“Massive and dire…a huge achievement for American science.”—The Atlantic

“The starkest warnings to date of the consequences of climate change for the United States.”—The New York Times

“Mass deaths and mayhem…Shocking.”—CBS News

“The most detailed and blunt assessment yet of the dangers of unchecked global warming.”—NPR

“Alarming…Stunning…”—Eugene Robinson, The Washington Post

“The most sobering government analysis yet.”—The Guardian

“What Makes the report different from previous versions is that it focuses on the United States, then goes more local and granular.”—USA Today


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