The US Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) is a collection of 13 Federal entities charged by law to assist the United States and the world to understand, assess, predict, and respond to human-induced and natural processes of global change. Global Change Research Needs and Opportunities for 2022-2031 advises the USGCRP on how best to meet its mandate in light of climate change impacts happening today and projected into the future. This report identifies critical climate change risks, research needed to support decision-making relevant to managing these risks, and opportunities for the USGCRP's participating agencies and other partners to advance these research priorities over the next decade.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2021. Global Change Research Needs and Opportunities for 2022-2031. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/26055.
|2 Global Change Risks to Human Systems||23-40|
|3 Integrated Systems-Based Research||41-48|
|4 Research on Approaches Critical to Managing Climate Risk||49-56|
|5 Crosscutting Research and Data Priorities||57-76|
|6 Next Steps for Shifting the USGCRP Paradigm||77-84|
|Appendix A: Statement of Task||97-98|
|Appendix B: Committee Member Biographies||99-108|
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