The U.S. Global Change Research Program has released the Third National Climate Assessment, the most comprehensive scientific assessment ever on climate change and its impacts across all regions in the United States and significant sectors of the American economy.
Florida is grouped under the U.S. Southeast and Caribbean Region in the National Climate Assessment and faces unique challenges in regards to climate change. Some of the findings relevant to Florida and the Southeast region:
For more information related to the National Climate Assessment’s findings on Florida and the rest of the U.S. Southeast and Caribbean Region, you can view this fact sheet issued from The White House here: http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/docs/state-reports/FL...
You can also view the National Climate Assessment’s highlights and full report here: http://nca2014.globalchange.gov/
The Union of Concerned Scientists, an independent science and advocacy group, is hosting a webinar series featuring presentations from lead authors of the National Climate Assessment. The Southeast and Caribbean Region webinar is on May 27th; sign up here: http://www.ucsusa.org/global_warming/science_and_impacts/science/na...