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The EPA releases report on "Climate Change Indicators in the United States: 2014"

The EPA has compiled the third edition of this report, presenting 30 indicators to help readers understand observed long-term trends related to the causes and effects of climate change.

A new report released by the Center for Naval Analyses (CNA) titled "National Security and the Accelerating Risks of Climate Change" - May 2014

The CNA is a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the Navy and Marine Corps.

The Center for Naval Analyses is a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the Navy and Marine Corps. - See more at: http://www.cna.org/about/whoweare#sthash.XzdlhTCJ.dpuf
The Center for Naval Analyses is a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the Navy and Marine Corps. - See more at: http://www.cna.org/about/whoweare#sthash.XzdlhTCJ.dpuf
The Center for Naval Analyses is a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the Navy and Marine Corps. - See more at: http://www.cna.org/about/whoweare#sthash.XzdlhTCJ.dpuf

2014 National Climate Assessment

The National Climate Assessment summarizes the impacts of climate change on the United States, now and in the future.  A team of more than 300 experts guided by a 60-member Federal Advisory Committee produced the report, which was extensively reviewed by the public and experts, including federal agencies and a panel of the National Academy of Sciences.

2014 Morss Colloquium
From Penguins to Polar Bears: Impacts of Climate Change

Strategies for conservation of polar species endangered by climate change

WHOI Associate Scientist Kristopher Karnauskas Selected for 2014 Sloan Research Fellowship

Awarded annually since 1955, Sloan Research Fellowships are given to early-career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential identify them as rising stars—the next generation of scientific leaders.

North Atlantic warming and the retreat of Greenland's outlet glaciers

Here's a review article by WHOI scientist Fiamma Straneo on the warming North Atlantic and the retreat of Greenland's glaciers.  It appeared in Nature on 12/04/2013.  Part of this work was accomplished with funds from WHOI's OCCI.

Interview with Ray Schmitt, WHOI

Interviewed on 9/27/13 by John Hockenberry on "The Takeaway" NPR show about the new IPCC report, 5th Assessment Report, Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis.

Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
The Working Group I (WGI) contribution to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report provides a comprehensive assessment of the physical science basis of climate change in 14 chapters, supported by a number of annexes and supplementary material.

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