United States of America

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Cover and source: US Global Change Research Program
The Fifth National Climate Assessment (NCA5) provides the scientific foundation to support informed decision-making across the United States.
Cover and source: Nature Scientific Reports
This study conducted a risk assessment of properties and associated population for the state of Nebraska. It finds that counties in eastern Nebraska have a higher risk of flooding consequences but are also improving their flood control measures.
This reports summarizes key findings from data on hazardous chemical incidents collected between 1 January 2021 and 15 October 15.
In this Newsbyte, experts explore the losses caused by Winter Storm Elliot and the reason they are so tricky to estimate.
This new report highlights currently available state-level heat vulnerability indices, which can help communicate which communities are at increased risks of negative effects of heat on health, as well as current gaps in data and knowledge.
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This report outlines recommendations for the Commission’s intent to chart a course forward for an aerial asset equipment strategy that supports the evolving scale and needs of wildland fire mitigation and management.
This report makes recommendations that outline a new approach to wildfire - proactive in nature, better matched to the immense scale and scope of the crisis, and more reflective of the multi-scalar, interrelated nature of the overall system
This study examines associations between long- and short-term maternal heat exposure and severe maternal morbidity (SMM). The rate of severe maternal morbidity (SMM) is continuously increasing in the US.

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