Hawai‘i and Pacific Islands Chapter of the Third National Climate Assessment

The Third National Climate Assessment provides an in-depth look at the impacts of climate change on the United States, now and in the future. More than 300 experts, guided by a Federal Advisory Committee, produced the report, which was extensively reviewed by the public and experts, including federal agencies and a panel of the National Academy of Sciences. The final full report was released in May 2014.

All regions of the United States were examined in the report, as well as key sectors and response strategies. The Third National Climate Assessment includes a chapter on climate change impacts in Hawai‘i and the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands region.

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