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

Download our County-Level Climate Fact Sheets (Feb 2019)

Download our Health Fact Sheet (May 2018)

Download our Indiana Climate Change Impacts Assessment Fact Sheet (October 2016)

In the News

Winter, spring in Indiana expected to get wetter (Hoosier Times) – June 23, 2019; Bloomington, IN

Reports outline worst-case Hoosier climate scenarios (Tribune Star) – June 23, 2019; Terre Haute, IN

Variable Voltage (Building Indiana) – June 19, 2019; Crown Point, IN

Indiana’s future heat: Reports outline worst-case scenarios (Daily News) – June 15, 2019; Greensburg, IN

Reports outline how rising heat, summer droughts and spring rains will change Indiana (Goshen News) – June 12, 2019; Goshen, IN

Teachers learn climate dynamics at workshop (Washington Times Herald) – June 12,2019; Washington, IN

Teachers learn climate dynamics at workshop (Goshen News) – June 12, 2019; Goshen, IN

Climate change affects local dairy farms, Hoosier crops (Herald Journal) – June, 8, 2019; Monticello, IN

Relentless rain impacts crops, farmers markets, more (Muncie Star Press) – May 31, 2019; Muncie, IN

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