EPA Report Highlights Impacts Of Climate Change

Law360, New York (July 17, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The rising temperatures, rising sea levels and precipitation changes that occur because of climate change will affect human health, settlements and welfare, according to a report released Thursday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

The 283-page report, titled “Analyses of the Effects of Global Change on Human Health and Welfare and Human Systems,” is just one of many reports that are being produced by 13 government agencies for the U.S. Science Climate Change Program, which integrates federal climate change research.

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