Drs. Michelle Staudinger and Shawn Carter from the National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center are members of the steering committee and writing team, which consists of over 60 contributors from federal agencies, academia, and NGOs, to the recently released “Biodiversity, Ecosystems and Ecosystem Services Technical input to the 2013 National Climate Assessment” report. The report consists of seven chapters that cover the latest research and findings on climate change impacts on biodiversity, ecosystems and ecosystem services and is a USGS contribution to the 2013 National Climate Assessment that is available on the global change website.