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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 full announcement here.

Indiana’s Future Forests and Maintaining Indiana’s Green Spaces: Two Reports from the Indiana Climate Change Impacts Assessment

May 15, 2018 | Community Briefing at St. Thomas Lutheran Church Heritage Hall, Bloomington

News Advisory: Climate Change Impacts Assessment set to release forest, urban green space reports in Bloomington

News Release: Climate change impacts reports: Warmer, wetter weather will alter Indiana’s forests, urban greenspaces

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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

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In the News

  • Climate change will affect future treescape (Goshen News) – June 9, 2018
  • Evansville residents join nonpartisan push for climate change solutions (Evansville Courier & Press) – June 5, 2018
  •  A lack of trees might hurt Indianapolis’ growth. Here’s why. (Indy Star) – June 4, 2018
  • Mixing the old with the new repurposes life (Goshen News) – May 26, 2018
  • Indiana climate change could affect Hoosier health (ABC 57 news) – May 21, 2018
  • Climate change to impact forests, greenspaces (The Times – Frankfort IN) – May 17, 2018
  • Reports detail future impacts of climate change in Indiana (Eagle Country 99.3FM) – May 17, 2018
  • Climate reports brings good and bad news for Indiana forests (WRAL) – May 16, 2018
  • Climate reports brings good and bad news for Indiana forests (Tribune Star) – May 16, 2018
  • Indiana reports predict climate changes in the state (RTV6 – The Indy Channel) – May 16, 2018
  • Indiana reports predict climate changes in the state (WHIO-TV Ohio) – May 16, 2018
  • Indiana reports predict climate changes in the state (San Francisco Chronicle) – May 16, 2018
  • Indiana reports predict climate changes in the state (Wane.com) – May 16, 2018
  • Indiana reports predict climate changes in the state (WLFI) – May 16, 2018
  • Indiana reports predict climate changes in the state (WAMW) – May 16, 2018
  • Indiana reports predict climate changes in the state (WNDU) – May 16, 2018
  • Indiana reports predict climate changes in the state (Vincennes Sun Commercial) – May 16, 2018
  • Indiana reports predict climate changes in the state (The Dispatch Clay Center) – May 16, 2018
  • Indiana reports predict climate changes in the state (The Biz 880AM) – May 16, 2018
  • Indiana reports predict climate changes in the state (The Bryan Times) – May 16, 2018
  • Indiana reports predict climate changes in the state (WBZW) – May 16, 2018
  • Indiana reports predict climate changes in the state (News Now Warsaw) – May 16, 2018
  • Indiana reports predict climate changes in the state (Connecticut Post) – May 16, 2018
  • Indiana reports predict climate changes in the state (FM105.5) – May 16, 2018
  • Indiana reports predict climate changes in the state (Twin Cities Business Radio) – May 16, 2018
  • Indiana reports predict climate changes in the state (biz1190 – WAFS) – May 16, 2018
  • Indiana reports predict climate changes in the state (Seattle PI) – May 16, 2018
  • Indiana reports predict climate changes in the state (Fort Bend Herald) – May 16, 2018
  • Indiana reports predict climate changes in the state (Argus Press) – May 16, 2018
  • Indiana reports predict climate changes in the state (Journal Review) – May 16, 2018
  • Indiana reports predict climate changes in the state (NWI Times) – May 16, 2018
  • Indiana reports predict climate changes in the state (U.S. News) – May 16, 2018
  • Indiana reports predict climate changes in the state (WFYI) – May 16, 2018
  • Indiana reports predict climate changes in the state (AP) – May 16, 2018
  • Report: Indiana could host tropical diseases due to climate (San Francisco Chronicle) – April 7, 2018
  • Report: Indiana could host tropical diseases due to climate (AP) – April 6, 2018
  • Report: Indiana could host tropical diseases due to climate (Washington Times) – April 6, 2018
  • This is why Hoosiers may soon have to worry about diseases such as malaria and Zika (IndyStar) – April 6, 2018
  • Report: Indiana could host tropical diseases due to climate (Journal Review) – April 6, 2018
  • Report: Indiana could host tropical diseases due to climate (Fox 59 – Indy) – April 6, 2018
  • Report: Indiana could host tropical diseases due to climate (U.S. News) – April 6, 2018
  • Report: Hoosier health may be impacted by climate change (WBOI) – April 5, 2018

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