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Scientists say Americans seeing impact of climate change

WASHINGTON (AP) - Scientists and the White House are calling it the most detailed scientific report on global warming -- and one that is focused specifically on the United States.

One of the authors of the federal report says the average person is feeling climate change the most in the form of extreme weather like droughts, storms and heat waves.

The report says those effects will become even more disruptive in the decades ahead -- but that it's not too late to prevent the worst impacts of climate change.

The administration is working on new proposed limits on gases from coal-fired power plants.

The report is the third edition of a congressional mandated study. More than 250 scientists and government officials started writing the report in 2012. A draft was released in January 2013, but this version has been reviewed by more scientists and has had public comment.