Author: National Hydropower Asset Assessment Program
Industry Group: Electric Utilities
United States of America
Research / Insights - 2016
This paper evaluates potential climate change effects on the 132 federal hydropower plants in the United States, including the effect on hydrology is from the trend toward earlier snowmelt and change in runoff seasonality.
The Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the most up-to-date, comprehensive and relevant analysis of our changing climate. This report synthesizes the most pertinent findings of AR5 and the implications for the tourism sector.
Industry Group: Agriculture, Food, and Forest Products
Research / Insights - 2007
This review is focused on recent publications that discuss the changes in commercial forestry, excluding the ecosystem functions of forests and non-timber forest products. It concentrates on potential direct and indirect impacts of climate change on forest industry, the projections of future trends in commercial forestry, the possible role of biofuels, and changes in supply and demand.