Global Warming Home
Visitor Center
U.S. Environmental Protecion Agency The EPA Global Warming Site
Climate Emissions Impacts Actions

About the Site
In the News
Upcoming Events
Publications
Greenhouse Gas Emissions
International Materials
Outreach Materials
Position Papers
Reference
Sea Level Rise
Waste Management
Presentations
Visitor Center
Online Tools
Science Q&A
Uncertainties
Links

Summary for Policymakers PUBLICATIONSREGIONAL IMPACTS REPORT

Summary

The Regional Impacts of Climate Change:
An Assessment of Vulnerability

A Special Report of Working Group II
of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

CONTENTS
1. Scope of the Assessment
2. Nature of the Issue
3. Approach of the Assessment
4. Overview of Regional Vulnerabilities to Global Climate Change
5. Anticipatory Adaptation in the Context of Current Policies and Conditions
6. Regional Vulnerability to Global Climate Change
6.1 Africa
6.2 Polar Regions: The Arctic and the Antarctic
6.3 Arid Western Asia (Middle East and Arid Asia)
6.4 Australasia
6.5 Europe
6.6 Latin America
6.7 North America
6.8 Small Island States
6.9 Temperate Asia
6.10 Tropical Asia

7. Research Needs
Authors/Contributors

Next Page

Get Acrobat ReaderThe Regional Impacts of Climate Change, Summary for Policymakers (pdf file; 140k), is available in Adobe Acrobat 4.0 format. The Acrobat 4.0 Reader is available free from Adobe Systems, Inc.Exit EPA.

NOTE   —
A print version of the Summary for Policy Makers is available from the US Global Change Research Information Office.Exit EPA

Home || Publications || Reference || Regional Impacts Report
Site Map || Glossary || Search || Comments || US EPA
http://www.epa.gov/globalwarming/publications/reference/ipcc/summary/page1.html
Last Updated on