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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.

Tourism and Recreation in a Warmer Indiana: A Report from the Indiana Climate Change Impacts Assessment

November 12, 2018 | Community Briefing at Indiana Dunes Welcome Center, Porter, Indiana

News Advisory: Climate change report projects significant changes for Indiana tourism

News Release: Longer, hotter summers to challenge Indiana tourism business

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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

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In the News

Report: Fish Species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (The Brookings Register) – September 22, 2018

Uncertain future for Indiana’s aquatic habitats (Ag Clips) – September 20, 2018

Weather and Climate: What’s the difference? (How stuff works) – September 20, 2018

Purdue Study Examines Indiana Agriculture Climate Risks (The News Gazette – Online) – September 20, 2018

Report: Fish species at risk from lake Michigan warming (Ohio Outdoor News Online) – September 20, 2018

Purdue Study Examines Indiana Agriculture Climate Risks (Kokomo Perspective – Online) – September 20, 2018

Hickman attends climate conference (KPC Media Group) – September 20, 2018

Great Lake Daily News (Great Lakes Commission des Grands Lacs) – September 19, 2018

Report: fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (Wisconsin Gazette – Online) – September 19, 2018

Report: fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (News/Talk 95.3 MNC – Michiana’s News Channel) – September 18, 2018

Report: fish at risk from Lake Michigan warming (ABC 13, On Your side) – September 18, 2018

Fish at risk from Lake Michigan warming (Daily Press) – September 18 , 2018

Report: fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (WDIO TV – 10S13 abc Eyewitness News) – September 18, 2018

Lake Michigan is warming. A new report says that could mean trouble for game fish (MSN Weather US (en)) – September 18, 2018

Report: fish at risk from Lake Michigan warming (WZZM-TV Online) – September 18, 2018

Report: fish at risk from Lake Michigan warming (Grand Haven Tribune) – September 18, 2018

Report: fish species at risk from lake warming (Journal) – September 18, 2018

Report: fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (Telegraph Herald) – September 18, 2018

Indiana Mayors Attend Climate Leadership Summit: Purdue Research Center presents grim forecast for Hoosier Environment (NUVO) – September 18, 2018

Michigan environment roundup: Could Michigan voters decide Line 5’s fate? (Bridge) – September 17, 2018

Leaders learn how to plan for the “c word” (Indiana Environmental Reporter) – September 17, 2018

Report: Fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (3 Duluth) – September 17, 2018

Report: fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (Grand Rapids City) – September 17, 2018

Fish at risk from Lake Michigan warming (Daily Press) – September 17, 2018

Report: Fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (WNEM.com) – September 17, 2018

State News in Brief (News Advocate – Manistee) – September 17, 2018

Changing climate: What projections say about Indiana and Southern Lake Michigan (Website of Everything – Original) – September 17, 2018

Report: Fish Species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (My Plainview) – September 17, 2018

Report: fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (Woodtv.com) – September 17, 2018

Report: fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (Wane.com) – September 17, 2018

Report: fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (U.S. News) – September 17, 2018

Report: fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (SF Gate) – September 17, 2018

Report: fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (WTOL 11) – September 17, 2018

Report: fish species at risk from Lake Michigan Warming (Fox 17 – West Michigan) – September 17, 2018

Report: fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (16 WNDU) – September 17, 2018

Report: Fish Species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (U.S. News) – September 17, 2018

Report: Fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (Stamford Advocate) – September 17, 2018

Report: Fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (White Lake Beacon) – September 17, 2018

Report: Fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (Stories Flow) – September 17, 2018

Report: Fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (nwi.com) – September 17, 2018

Report: Fish at risk from Lake Michigan warming (Detroit Free Press) – September 17, 2018

Report: Fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (Hastings Tribune) – September 17,2018

Report: Fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (Wlfi.com) – September 17, 2018

Report: Fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (WSIL 3 abc) – September 17, 2018

Report: Fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (Traverse City Record-Eagle Online) – September 17, 2018

Report: Fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (Beaumont Enterprise) – September 17,2018

Report: Fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (ccenterdispatch.com) – September 17, 2018

Report: Fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (The Argus-Press) – September 17, 2018

Report: Fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (Huron Daily Tribute) – September 17, 2018

Report: Fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (Journal Gazette and Times-Courier – Online) – September 17, 2018

Report: Fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (WAND 17) – September 17, 2018

Report: Fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (Herald and Review) – September 17, 2018

Report: Fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (Midland Daily News) – September 17, 2018

Report: Fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (WTOL-TV Online) – September 17, 2018

Report: Fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (Quincy Herald-Whig Online) – September 17, 2018

Report: Fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (Quad-City Times Online) – September 17, 2018

Report: Fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (Fox 17 – West Michigan) – September 17, 2018

Report: Fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (San Francisco Chronicle) – September 17, 2018

Report: Fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (The Herald-Palladium) – September 17, 2018

Report: Fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (New Haven Register Online) – September 17, 2018

Report: Fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (Times of Northwest Indiana – Online) – September 17, 2018

Report: Fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (Journal Review Online) – September 17, 2018

Report: Fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (WLIO Tv Online) – September 17, 2018

Report: Fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (The Republic) – September 17, 2018

Report: Fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (Belleville News-Democrat Online) – September 17, 2018

Report: Fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (Times Union Online) – September 17, 2018

Changing climate: what projections say about Indiana and southern Lake Michigan (Chicago Sun Times Online) – September 17, 2018

How climate change will impact Indiana (Indy Star) – September 17, 2018

Report: Fish species at risk from Lake Michigan warming (Associated Press) – September 17, 2018

Changing climate: what projections say about Indiana and southern Lake Michigan (Chicago Sun Times) – September 17, 2018

Lake Michigan is warming. A new report says that could mean trouble for game fish. (Chicago Tribune) – September 17, 2018

Purdue: Fish, Aquatic Life in Indiana Could Face Climate Threats (Indiana Public Media News) – September 17, 2018

As Indiana towns grapple with climate change a new tool could save them money (Iowa City Press – Citizen) – September 17, 2018

Lake Michigan is warming. A new report says that could mean trouble for game fish. (Chicago Tribune) – September 16, 2018

Lake Michigan is warming. A new report says that could mean trouble for game fish (Globable) – September 16, 2018

Lake Michigan is warming. A new report says that could mean trouble for game fish. (My Headlinez) – September 16, 2018

Science: Climate change poses uncertain future for Indiana’s aquatic habitats [Report] (Infosurhoy) – September 15, 2018

As Climate warms, Southern Lake Michigan Could See Fewer Salmon, Trout, Study Shows (Wopular) – September 14,2018

How climate change will impact Indiana (Indy Star) – September 14, 2018

Report: Climate change effects certain but unpredictable for Indiana’s aquatic ecosystems (Vincennes Sun-Commercial) – September 14, 2018

Climate change poses uncertain future for aquatic habitats (Daily News) – September 14, 2018

New climate report says temperatures may affect aquatic environments (wlfi.com) – September 13, 2018

Climate change poses uncertain future for Indiana’s aquatic habitats (Phys.org) – September 13, 2018

Climate change poses uncertain future for Indiana’s aquatic habitats (Parallel State) – September 13, 2018

Climate change poses uncertain future for Indiana’s aquatic habitats (Long Room) – September 13, 2018

Purdue: Fish, Aquatic Life in Indiana Could Face Climate Threats (WFYI Indianapolis) – September 13, 2018

Report: Climate Change Effects certain but unpredictable for Indiana’s aquatic ecosystems (Great Lakes Commission des Grands Lacs) – September 13, 2018

Purdue: Fish, Aquatic Life in Indiana Could Face Climate Threats (WBAA) – September 13, 2018

Climate change creates uncertainty for Indiana’s aquatic animals, plants, Down on the Farm (Carroll County Comet) – September 12,2018

Climate change poses uncertain future for Indiana’s aquatic habitats – (Purdue University Ag News) – September 12, 2018

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