Climate Change’s Impact in the US? It’s Already Here, Scientists Say

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Human activity is driving climate change, and no part of America is unaffected.

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Dozens of scientists representing 13 federal agencies in the United States agree that climate change driven by human activity is underway and its impacts across this country are dramatic. The researchers cite evidence from thousands of studies in a new report recently obtained by The New York Times.

A draft of the report, completed this year and shared online yesterday (Aug. 7) by The New York Times, has been reviewed and approved by the National Academy of Sciences. But it has not yet received permission for release from the Trump administration, members of which have claimed that climate change cannot definitively be linked to greenhouse gas emissions from human activity, the New York Times reported.


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This article and images were originally posted on [Live Science] August 8, 2017 at 03:07PM

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