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Climate & Climate Change

  • Updated: 05/18/2016 12:30 pm CDT
    Description:

    Climate Adaptation Knowledge Exchange aims to establish a base for sharing knowledge of climate change and facilitating community of practice.

  • Updated: 05/18/2016 12:03 pm CDT
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    American Forests is a nonprofit that dedicates to protecting and expanding American's Forests.

  • Updated: 04/14/2016 4:33 pm CDT
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    International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) provides regular assessments related to climate change, its impacts and future risks, and response options and mitigation.

  • Updated: 12/21/2015 5:40 pm CST
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    The report demonstrates nine findings of a project initiated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to cooperate with stakeholders and government in Iowa to assist communities to adapt climate change.

  • Updated: 11/04/2015 10:39 am CST
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     The article includes types of agricultural production, and climate change impacts on producers in the Midwest. USDA established the Midwest Regional Climate Hub (MRCH) in Ames, Iowa. The Hub provides information and knowledge for farmers and landowners to assist them to adapt climate change.

  • Updated: 11/04/2015 10:45 am CST
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    The report introduces agriculture in Midwest, and how climate change affects agriculture. Adaption strategies for Midwest agriculture and evaluation of strategies are included in the article.

  • Updated: 12/21/2015 11:04 pm CST
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    The report combines the latest climate science projections through 2010 with the impacts of projected changes in temperature and precipitation on the Midwest economy. The report also demonstrates individual analyses of ten metro areas of the Midwest.

  • Updated: 10/25/2015 11:54 pm CDT
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    The article discusses how climate change influences the Midwest, and expects that the changes will be less if the rate of emissions is lower.  

  • Updated: 10/25/2015 11:56 pm CDT
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    The report presents projections about potential effects of global warming on Iowa, such as severe summer heat, more dangerous storms and floods, and new threats to agricultural production.

  • Updated: 10/21/2015 1:22 am CDT
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    The article introduces effects of global warming for Michigan and the rest of the Midwest.

  • Updated: 10/20/2015 11:12 pm CDT
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    Iowa Climate statement - 2012 offers information for climate impacts on droughts and floods, and the 2013 climate statement includes information for climate impact on agriculture.

  • Updated: 10/25/2015 11:58 pm CDT
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    The report includes brief introduction about Midwest, and how climate change is impacting to agriculture, forest ecosystems, public health risks, fossil-fuel dependent electricity system, rainfall and flooding, and the Great Lakes. 

  • Updated: 10/26/2015 12:00 am CDT
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    Iowa DNR website includes data on emissions of greenhouse gases in emissions inventory programs. Reports and documents within the website can be used to track and credit companies in Iowa that reduce their emissions of greenhouse gases and increase energy efficiency.

  • Updated: 10/26/2015 12:01 am CDT
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    Basic information on climate change, indicators and impacts of climate change are included in the website. 

  • Updated: 10/26/2015 12:03 am CDT
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    The report provides an analysis of weather data for five major urban areas - Chicago, Cincinnati, Detroit, Minneapolis, and St. Louis and five smaller nearby cities.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • Updated: 10/26/2015 12:04 am CDT
    Description:

    Iowa Department of Natural Resources website for climate change provides definition of climate change, and illustrates how climate change affects Iowa.

  • Updated: 10/26/2015 12:09 am CDT
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    A website that provides information and resources about climate and climate change.

  • Updated: 10/26/2015 12:10 am CDT
    Description:

    Iowa climate statements offer information for latest climate impacts on agriculture and public health in Iowa.