Environment & Energy Report

Federal Climate Report Needs More Solution Examples: Reviewers (1)

March 12, 2018, 7:47 PMUpdated: March 12, 2018, 10:10 PM

A forthcoming government report should include more examples of how policy makers and the private sector are adapting to climate change and working to prevent its worst impacts, federal science advisers said.

The climate assessment will be a “powerful tool” for federal agencies, state and local policy makers, the private sector, and communities, a panel of scientists, economists, and engineers from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine wrote in a March 12 review of the report.

Overall, the panel’s review of the draft fourth National Climate Assessment was positive. But the experts are urging the report’s...

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