New Waves July 2008

Breaking news about water resources research and education in Texas

Program releases report on climate change effects on agriculture, land, water resources, biodiversity

The U.S. Climate Change Science Program (CCSP) recently released “Synthesis and Assessment Product 4.3 (SAP 4.3): The Effects of Climate Change on Agriculture, Land Resources, Water Resources and Biodiversity in the United States.” The CCSP integrates the federal research efforts of 13 agencies on climate and global change. The report is one of the most extensive examinations of climate impacts on U.S. ecosystems. USDA is the lead agency for this report.

“The report issued today provides practical information that will help land owners and resource managers make better decisions to address the risks of climate change,” said Agriculture Chief Economist Joe Glauber.

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