The report supplements a study issued a year ago that concluded humans are the main driver of global warming and warned of catastrophic effects to the planet.
Last year, Trump announced his intent to withdraw the United States from the 2015 Paris Deal to combat climate change, though the country can not do so until after the 2020 presidential election.
Trump has long said he distrusts the consensus by almost all the world's respected climate scientists on the link between human activity and rising temperatures, as well as other damaging climate change phenomena.
"So, to say that because it's cold this week [that's] a refutation of climate change, it's just flawed". Sea level rise will also cost an estimated $118 billion, and damages to infrastructure could total $32 billion, the report says. And report co-author Donald Wuebbles, a University of IL climate scientist, said, "We're going to continue to see severe weather events get stronger and more intense".
"The physical and socioeconomic impacts of compound extreme events (such as simultaneous heat and drought, wildfires associated with hot and dry conditions, or flooding associated with high precipitation on top of snow or waterlogged ground) can be greater than the sum of the parts (very high confidence)". The report is mandated by Congress, but it is the first to be issued in the Trump administration. "That being said, all hope is not lost, but we must act now".
The Lower 48 states have warmed 1.8 degrees (1 degree Celsius) since 1900 with 1.2 degrees in the last few decades, according to the report.
Meanwhile, the report warned that even if major cuts are made to harmful greenhouse gases (GHGs) like carbon dioxide and methane, the damage will linger for years. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) serves as the administrative lead agency for the preparation of the report.
President Trump tweeted out this week when NY expected it to be one of coldest Thanksgivings: "Whatever happened to Global Warming?" The second volume of the fourth National Climate Assessment detailed the vast and potentially catastrophic effects of climate change on the environment and humanity should it continue unmitigated. Temperatures are still going up, and the odds of dangers such as wildfires in the West continue to increase.
The White House is downplaying the severe findings of the National Climate Assessment, a federal report released Friday that shows American life and prosperity will be increasingly at risk from global warming.
During a press conference Friday, officials behind the report repeatedly declined to answer questions about the timing of its release and why it contradicts public statements from Trump.
The entire report can be viewed here.
"I don't believe it", the president said of the report as he spoke to reporters outside the White House before boarding the Marine One helicopter en route to political rallies in MS in the evening.
One of the lawsuits against the Pentagon policy has made its way to an appeals court, the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. The justices like to have issues percolate below so that they can benefit from the opinions of lower court judges.
Under PCA, weak banks are placed under a harsh framework that prevents them from accepting new deposits and lending money. Without a doubt, this action was part of the overall bad loan clean-up process initiated by the central bank in 2015.
Federer said he had seen everything "negative" against Nishikori, "today I was more positive and I love playing in London". The 37-year-old brushed off the controversy stirred up by Julien Benneteau in an interview with France's RMC Sport.
Authorities say Curry was driving a black Porsche on Friday when the driver of a Lexus lost control and struck his auto . CHP said the weather - it's been raining in parts of California - likely played a role in the crash.
Two of them, Anthony Brindisi in NY and Ben McAdams in Utah, are in races that have not yet been called by The Associated Press. He said that on another network, Pelosi noted that "one thing her father taught her was how to count".
As an actress, Porter appeared in the 2011 film Mama I Want To Sing and on the TV series Wicked Wicked Games in 2006 and 2007. USA model Kim Porter's death on Thursday night has sent shockwaves through the entertainment industry across the globe.
In return, the couple went on Megyn Kelly's show and said Bobbitt had a drug problem and was using the cash to get high. Bobbitt accused the couple of dipping into the funds for personal expenses and sued them over mismanagement.
The producers, known informally as "OPEC+", will convene in the first week of December in Vienna to decide further steps. US crude futures lost $3.59, or 6 per cent, to hit $56.35 a barrel, lowest since December 2017, as of 1:45 p.m.
For months, he has publicly flirted with a potential bid for the Democratic presidential nomination to challenge Trump in 2020. An LAPD public information officer confirmed to Fox News that an individual had been arrested on domestic violence charges.
The 34-year-old did the damage while being sacked in the third quarter and was replaced by Colt McCoy under center. As Smith left the field he waved to the crowd and put his hands together as if in a prayer.
It also features Sushant Singh Rajput, Nitish Bharadwaj, Alka Amin, Sonali Sachdev, Pooja Gor, Nishant Dahiya in key roles. He was quoted as saying, "Amrita and I are on the same page as far as Sara and her acting debut is concerned".
In a statement shared through Stelter, CNN said suspending Acosta threatens "all journalists and news organizations". He continued, "And if they don't listen to the rules and regulations, we'll end up back in court and we'll win.
That same year, his work on the song "Alabama Jubilee" earned him the Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance. In 2009 he received induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame and still made television appearances as late as 2009.
Speaking with CBS Sacramento, the family said they had lost everything in the blaze but were thankful they made it out alive. Brown, who has declared a state emergency, said California is requesting aid from the Trump administration .
Two people were arrested in looting incidents Friday during the evacuations, according to Ventura County sheriff's Sgt. The Ventura blazes erupted days after a gunman opened fire in a crowded country music bar in the county, killing 12.
The official spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk publicly ahead of the announcement. The reduction includes about 8,000 white-collar employees, or 15 percent of GM's North American white-collar workforce.
And the Spaniard has admitted that transferring his skills to the global stage could one day come to fruition. He was forced to cope with heavy fixture congestion and a title challenge from five other contenders.
Obviously, the mall was packed with people doing their early Black Friday shopping , and chaos erupted when the shots were fired. Alabama's biggest mall is closed until further notice after a shooting that left two people injured and the suspect dead.
Caesar salads may be few and far between this week as romaine lettuce has been pulled from grocery shelves across Saskatchewan. The CDC is recommending that consumers throw out any romaine lettuce in their homes, and avoid eating romaine at restaurants.
Well, Apple's latest iPad Pro might have just taken the pedestal from the 2014 device, if the new video is anything to go by. The first reason is the power, which Apple repeats that the new iPad Pro is more powerful than most computers.
The England men's side are due to open the tournament and will be seeded as A1 alongside holders Australia, New Zealand and Tonga. I think it will do a huge amount for the growth of the women's game. "There is no better place".
The headliner is a bundle that includes a PlayStation 4 and the critically-acclaimed new Spider-Man game for just $199. The absolute worst time to buy a game console is right before the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales arrive in force.