A Synthesis of Potential Climate Change Impacts on the U.S.

  • April 28, 2004
  • By Joel B. Smith
Over the next century, global climate change is expected to have substantial consequences for the United States. While scientists continue to narrow remaining uncertainties about the magnitude and timing of future warming, this is one of two reports detailing likely impacts on the U.S. economy, its diverse natural resources and the welfare of its citizens.

This report concludes a series of Pew Center reports examining the impacts of climate change on several economic sectors and natural resources in the United States.