Climate Change

Plant physiologist and soil scientist discuss research projects while physical science technician conducts mass spectrophotometer analysis of soil samples for carbon and nitrogen

Climate Change Program Office
USDA. Office of the Chief Economist.
Contains reports, datasets, and estimation methods arising from USDA’s efforts to assess and respond to climate change, focusing on agriculture, forests, grazing lands, and rural communities.

Resources, Tools, and Services
USDA. Natural Resource Conservation Service.
Describes USDA initiatives related to climate change including incentive programs and financial assistance for producers, online courses, publications, and reports.

Climate Change: Overview
USDA. Economic Research Service.
Provides an overview of climate change and agriculture as well as links to relevant datasets and reports.

Global Change & Climate
USDA. National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
Presents USDA efforts to address climate change through research, extension, and education activities.

Mitigation of Climatic Change
USDA. Agricultural Research Service.
Summarizes research on carbon sequestration, crop residue assessment, and greenhouse gas emissions.

U.S. Global Change Research Program
U.S. Global Change Research Program; University Corporation for Atmospheric Research.
Collates federal efforts across thirteen agencies to coordinate and integrate Federal research on changes in the global environment and their implications for society. Includes contributions from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Energy, Climate Change and Our Environment
U.S. The White House.
Describes President Obama's actions to build the foundation for a clean energy economy, tackle the issue of climate change, and protect the environment.

Climate change
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Contains efforts to address climate change and encourage international sustainable practices. Includes publications, event notices, and videos.

Our Work: Climate Change
International Food Policy Institute.
Identifies technologies and policies to help farmers grow food and improve their livelihoods, as they also address climate change. Includes links to publications, maps, videos, and visualizations.