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NRDC Releases Report on Water Impacts from Climate Change

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has released a report entitled “Thirsty for Answers:  Preparing for the Water-related Impacts of Climate Change in American Cities.”   This report synthesizes knowledge from more than 75 scientific studies about climate change impacts and highlights the importance of understanding water related vulnerabilities, as well as the importance of preparing for change.  The experiences of 12 cities from across the United States are examined in separate chapters of the report, and a summary of key findings from all of the cities is presented one table for easy reference.

For more information and to view the full report, visit the NRDC web site at:  http://www.nrdc.org/water/files/thirstyforanswers.pdf