The National Academies convened a forum on November 8-9, 2018 to highlight current research frontiers such as the effects of climate extremes, interactions among climate and other stressors, the timing, sequence, and clustering of climate-related events, and tipping points for abrupt change. Topics of discussion at the forum pertained to the changes ecosystems are currently undergoing, sustaining ecosystems, the impact of ecosystems on global climate change, societal adaptation to climate change, and priorities for future research. This report summarizes the presentations and discussions from the forum.
Table of Contents
|1 Ecosystems Are Rapidly Changing||5-13|
|2 Sustaining Ecosystems in the Face of Climate Change||14-19|
|3 Ecosystems as a Climate Solution||20-25|
|4 Advancing the Science While Moving to Action||26-30|
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