Climate Change
Southeast Region

Climate Science and Policy Documentation (All Files are PDF)

 

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2009 Climate Policy Recommendations
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United States Climate Action Partnership -- A Blueprint for Legislative Action: Consensus recommendations for U.S. climate protection legislation

 

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Congressional Budget Office
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Uncertainty in Analyzing Climate Change: Policy Implications -- January 2005

Implications of a Cap-and-Trade Program for Carbon Dioxide Emissions -- Testimony, April 2008

Trade-Offs in Allocating Allowances for CO2 Emissions -- April 2007

Policy Options for Reducing CO2 Emissions -- April 2008

The Potential for Carbon Sequestration in the United States -- April 2008

Climate CBO Honorable Jeff Bingaman Letter -- July 9, 2007

CBO Testimony -- Approaches to Reducing Carbon Dioxide Emissions -- November 2007

Improving How Scientists Communicate About Climate Change -- March 2008

 

 

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House Energy and Commerce Committee
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House Energy and Commerce Committee Action on Accelerating Climate Change

John Dingell, Chairman, Committee on Energy and Commerce, 1st White Paper Cap and Trade -- October 2007

John Dingell, Chairman, Committee on Energy and Commerce, 1st White Paper Cap and Trade Memo -- October 2007

John Dingell, Chairman, Committee on Energy and Commerce, 2nd White Paper Competitiveness Memo -- January 2008

John Dingell, 2nd White Paper Competitiveness -- January 2008

John Dingell, 3rd Memo, Appropriate Roles for Different Levels of Government -- February 2008

John Dingell, 3rd White Paper, Appropriate Roles for Different Levels of Government -- February 2008

John Dingell, 4th Memo, Getting the Most Greenhouse Gas Reductions for Our Money -- May 2008

John Dingell, 4th White Paper, Getting the Most Greenhouse Gas Reductions for Our Money -- May 2008

 

 

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Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
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An Assessment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change -- Synthesis Report -- 2007

Land Use, Land-Use Change, and Forestry -- Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change -- 2000

The Regional Impacts of Climate Change: An Assessment of Vulnerability -- Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change -- November 1997

An Assessment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change -- Fourth Assessment Report -- 2007

A report of Working Group I of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change -- 2007

Contribution of Working Group II to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change -- April 2007

Contribution of Working Group III to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change -- May 2007

 

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USCCSP Materials
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Our Changing Planet  -- The FY 2001 U.S. Global Change Research Program

Our Changing Planet  -- The US Climate Change Science Program for FY 2004 and 2005

Our Changing Planet  -- The US Climate Change Science Program for FY 2008

U. S. Climate Change Science Program Synthesis and Assessment Report 3.4 Abrupt Climate Change -- April 2008

The effects of climate change on agriculture, land resources, water resources, and biodiversity -- Synthesis and Assessment Product 4.3

Preliminary review of adaptation options for climate-sensitive ecosystems and resources -- Final Report, Synthesis and Assessment Product 4.4

Reanalysis of Historical Climate Data for Key Atmospheric Features: Implications for Attribution of Causes of Observed Change -- April 2008

Effects of Climate Change on Energy Production And Use in the United States -- October 2007

Scenarios of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Atmospheric Concentrations -- July 2007

Global-Change Scenarios Their Development and Use -- July 2007

The First State of the Carbon Cycle Report (SOCCR)Global-Change Scenarios Their Development and Use -- November 2007

Temperature Trends in the Lower Atmosphere Steps for Understanding an Reconciling Differences -- April 2006

Impacts of Climate Change and Variability on Transportation Systems and Infrastructure: Gulf Coast Study, Phase I -- March 2008

 

 

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Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
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Carbon Offsets:

 

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State Climate Action Plans Across the Southeast
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Arkansas Governor's Commission on Global Warming

Florida's Energy and Climate Change Action Plan

North Carolina General Assembly, the Clean Smokestack Act

South Carolina's Climate Action Plan

 
A green dragonfly rests atop a stump
Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge. Photo by Garry Tucker, USFWS.


Two people stand with their backs to the camera and look off the top of a mountain
A hike up Cattail Peak in the Black Mountains of North Carolina. Photo by Gary Peeples, USFWS.


Trees are shaded in the foreground as a brilliant blue and orange sunset lights up the sky
Sunset at Key Deer National Wildlife Refuge. Photo by Stacy Shelton, USFWS.

Last updated: September 24, 2010