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Bangladesh Climate Change and Sustainable Development. World Bank Report. 
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A report of the World Bank, prepared by the South Asia Rural Development (SASRD) Unit.
Climate Change Science: An Analysis of Some Key Questions 
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This U.S. National Research Council report provides policy makers with a succinct and balanced overview of what science can currently say about the potential for future climate change, while outlining the uncertainties that remain in our scientific knowledge. (308KB PDF file)
EPA: Public Officials and Climate Change 
The site contains many resources to assist public officials in addressing climate change issues.
IPCC Working Group II Third Assessment Report, Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability - Summary for Policymakers 
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This report assesses the sensitivity, adaptive capacity, and vulnerability of natural and human systems to climate change, and the potential consequences of climate change. The full report is published by Cambridge University Press. (157Kb PDF file)
Regional Impacts of Climate Change: An Assessment of Vulnerability (Summary for Policymakers)  
This Special Report, which has been produced by Working Group II of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), builds on the Working Group's contribution to the Second Assessment Report (SAR), and incorporates more recent information made available since mid-1995.
U.S. Country Studies Home Page 
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Through the U.S. Country Studies Program, the U.S. Government has been providing technical and financial support to 56 developing countries and countries with economies in transition to assist them in conducting climate change studies. The studies have enabled these countries to develop inventories of their anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases, assess their vulnerabilities to climate change, and evaluate response strategies for mitigating and adapting to climate change. The program was announced by the President prior to the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), also known as the Earth Summit, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1992.
US National Assessment of the Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change 
The US National Assessment consists of several detailed reports on the consequences of climate change for the United States, identifying regional vulnerabilities, and assessing potential regional impacts

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