Draft Fifth National Climate Assessment: How climate change is impacting the United States

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By Allison Crimmins, Adam Parris, and Peter Schultz, Ph.D.
Senior Consultant, Climate Planning + ICF Climate Center Senior Fellow

A conversation with the Director of the National Climate Assessment about the draft Fifth National Climate Assessment and the impacts of climate change on regions across the country

As the impacts of climate change intensify, the U.S. Global Change Research Program prepares to release the Fifth National Climate Assessment—the gold standard report on climate change impacts in the U.S. In this on-demand webinar, ICF Climate Center experts and Allison Crimmins, Director of the National Climate Assessment, discuss the preliminary draft of the Fifth National Climate Assessment. This discussion also includes key updates on the impacts of climate change on regions across the country and opportunities for stakeholder groups to shape the assessment.

Watch this on-demand webinar to hear:

  • Key updates from the draft National Climate Assessment on the science of climate change and impacts across the United States in the near- and long-term
  • Guidance on how stakeholders can provide input on the Fifth National Climate Assessment
  • Leading practices for using the Fifth National Climate Assessment in local, state, and regional resilience planning

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Meet the authors
  1. Allison Crimmins, Director, National Climate Assessment, U.S. Global Change Research Program, Office of Science and Technology Policy
  2. Adam Parris, Senior Consultant, Climate Planning + ICF Climate Center Senior Fellow

    Adam is an environmental expert with more than 20 years of experience helping people build equitable and just solutions to adapt to climate and societal change. View bio

  3. Peter Schultz, Ph.D., Vice President, Climate Adaptation and Resilience + ICF Climate Center Senior Fellow

    Peter helps companies and governments understand and address climate risks through science-based solutions with over 25 years of experience. View bio