Florida/National Studies, Research & Manuals
Included on this page are links to numerous scientific reports, studies, and guides addressing climate change in Florida and the United States. The resources below provide users with a wide range of climate change information and projections.
America’s Climate Choices: Final Report
This report by the National Research Council shares its findings regarding the risks that climate change poses to human society and the environment.
APA Policy Guide on Planning & Climate Change
This report discusses the impacts of climate change and includes policy guide overviews of various planning functions such as; land use, transportation, green development, economic development, public health, and more.
Climate Change and Sea Level Rise in Florida: An Update of the Effects of Climate Change on Florida’s Ocean & Coastal Resources (2009)
This report, conducted by Florida Oceans and Coastal Council, provides information and resources regarding climate change and its likely effects on Florida. The report addresses the main drivers of climate change and discusses their projected impacts on the state’s infrastructure, human health, and economy.
Climate Change and Sea Level Rise in Florida: An Update of the Effects of Climate Change on Florida’s Ocean & Coastal Resources (2010)
This update to the 2009 version uses new scientific knowledge and information to provide an improved analysis of sea level rise in Florida and its likely effects on the State.
Economic Impacts of Climate Change on Florida
This document by the University of Florida discusses the potential economic costs of climate change on the state of Florida.
Medical Alert! Climate Change is Harming Our Health
This report by the Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health discusses the impacts of climate change on public health.
National Climate Assessment
Conducted by over 300 experts, this report summarizes the impacts of climate change on the United States now and in the future.
NOAA State Climate Summaries
This resource includes observed and projected climate change information for each U.S. state. Projections and summaries include historical climate trends and variations, future climate projections, and past and future sea level and coastal flooding assessments.
Planning for a New Energy and Climate Future
This report presents energy and climate change information and provides strategies for integrating and addressing energy and climate in the planning process.
The Impact of Climate Change
FAU study indicating significant challenges to Florida’s water infrastructure.
For additional climate change resources visit our Resiliency & Adaptation page.