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Anchored by Jake Tapper, The Lead airs at 4 p.m. ET on CNN.

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We are live on the ground in Ferguson, Missouri, with the latest news and analysis.

We are live on the ground in Ferguson, Missouri, with the latest news and analysis.

May 6th, 2014
05:51 PM ET

New White House report says climate change impacts U.S. now

(CNN) – The White House was out in full force Tuesday, pushing one of President Barack Obama's big second term priorities: recognizing the effects of climate change.

Read: Climate change is here and action needed now, new White House report says

This morning the administration pushed out the third U.S. National Climate Assessment. Put together by 300 experts, the report is more than 800 pages, and finds "climate change is happening now."

Floods, hurricanes, drought, extreme heat, wildfires, the assesmemt reads like a passage out of the bible

CNN's Tom Foreman walks us through on the immediate effects highlighted by the report.

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