This FY 2008 Preview highlights recent advances supported by CCSP-participating agencies in each of the programs research and observational elements, as called for in the Strategic Plan for the U.S. Climate Change Science Program. The Preview includes an analysis of the significant recent progress that CCSP has made toward its overarching goals. The document describes the coordination of research and overall program management, and the eight key interagency implementation priorities for FY 2008. The document also outlines how CCSP plans to continue implementation of the Strategic Plan during FY 2008, emphasizing work on 21 scientific synthesis and assessment reports integrating research results focused on key issues and related questions of interest to decisionmakers.