The Indiana Climate Change Impacts Assessment, based at Purdue University, has compiled the latest scientific research into a series of easily understandable reports about climate change impacts in nine topic areas: climate, water, health, energy, forest and urban ecosystems, aquatic ecosystems, tourism and recreation, agriculture and infrastructure. The assessment team consists of more than 100 experts from Purdue and other Indiana institutions. Read the latest IN CCIA story here.

Climate Change and Indiana’s Energy Sector: A Report from the Indiana Climate Change Impacts Assessment

February 19, 2019 | Community Briefing at Indiana University–Purdue University Library Room Indianapolis, Indiana

News Advisory: Climate report to show shift in Indiana energy demand, sources

News Release: Energy demand, sources will change with Indiana’s climate

Director Jeff Dukes briefs crowd
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“The climate is changing, and it’s important that we respond. With this assessment, the Purdue Climate Change Research Center is helping Indiana prepare for the future.”
Tomas Diaz de la Rubia, Executive Director, Purdue Discovery Park

“When Hoosiers plan for the future, we need to take changing weather patterns into account. Our community leaders know this and are ready to act. This assessment will support their efforts, and better planning will make the state more competitive.”
Jeffrey Dukes, Director, Purdue Climate Change Research Center

“We have to be serious about this because it’s going to affect all of our lives.”
Dr. Steven Jay, MD, internal medicine

Fact Sheets

IN CCIA Issue Brief for Policymakers (Oct 2019)

County-Level Climate Fact Sheets (Feb 2019)

Health Fact Sheet (May 2018)

Indiana Climate Change Impacts Assessment Fact Sheet (October 2016)

In the News

Mayor among four on climate change panel (Pharos Tribune) – September, 16, 2019; Logansport, IN

Summit at Goshen College focuses on climate change (South Bend Tribune) – September 16, 2019; South Bend, IN

The naturalized mid-American: Climate change starts with ‘we, us and ours’ (Goshen News) – September 13, 2019; Goshen, IN

State studying impact of climate change on Indiana storm water systems (Herald Bulletin) – August 28, 2019; Anderson, IN

Friday could the hottest day of the year in Chicago. In the future, it could just be…Friday, experts say (Chicago Tribune) – July 19, 2019; Chicago, IL

Purdue climate expert gives forecast on area’s future (Madison Courier) – June 27, 2019; Madison, IN

State expected to get wetter, says director of the Purdue Climate Research Center (Sun-Commercial) – June 26, 2019; Vincennes, IN

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