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Effects of Drought on Forests and Rangelands in the United States: A Comprehensive Science Synthesis covers a wide expanse of management issues. The USDA’s Climate Hubs have synthesized the assessment for each of their region’s stakeholders.
The updated National Climate Assessment report makes it clear that climate change is not some problem in the distant future. It’s happening right now in every part of the country, making an undeniable case for local, national, and global action to mitigate and adapt to reduce risk of impacts.
Scientists have encouraging news for planners along the Eastern seaboard staring down the worsening crisis of sea level rise: if managed well, most of the region’s shorelines could adapt naturally to the changes that lie ahead.