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Climate Change

USDA's primary goal is to "combat climate change to support America's working lands, natural resources, and communities," according to the USDA Strategic Plan Fiscal Years 2022-2026.

This page gathers together climate-related resources within the Library, across USDA, and from other federal agencies and includes links to websites, articles, and data.

Featured USDA Resources

Climate Change and Invasive Species

USDA. National Invasive Species Information Center.

Learn how climate change impacts invasive species.

Climate Change

U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Find agricultural, rural, and forestry-related climate change program and policy issues across USDA.

Climate Hubs

U.S. Department of Agriculture.

The Climate Hubs and their partners support USDA's Climate Adaptation and Resilience Plan.

ARS Research Labs Studying Climate Change

USDA. Agricultural Research Service.

Information from labs studying climate change at ARS.

Climate Change Resource Center

USDA. U.S. Forest Service.

The online Climate Change Resource Center (CCRC) connects land managers and decision makers with useable science to address climate change in natural resources planning and management. 

National Water and Climate Center

USDA. Natural Resources Conservation Service.
Find climate maps and climate data. 

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