This page lists news items that are related to WICCI and/or climate change adaptation in Wisconsin.

Helping communities prepare for change
Spring/Summer, 2014
Nelson Institute's In Common

Heavy rainstorms may cause higher sewer rates
June 5, 2014
The Journal Times

Report highlights state's changing climate
May 22, 2014
Leader-Telegram

Even while adapting, most Wisconsin farmers are climate change skeptics
March 1, 2014
The Cap Times

Climate Change In Wisconsin: Where Do We Go From Here?
February 26, 2014
Wisconsin Public Radio

Climate research shows changes in Midwestern winters
January 2, 2014
University of Wisconsin-Madison News

Initiative reaches out to state residents on climate change
December 2013
University of Wisconsin-Madison News

Adapting to Wisconsin's Changing Climate: Science and Collaboration (website)
February 2013
Wisconsin Natural Resources Magazine (11Mb PDF)

Arctic ice melts record; UW scientist studies effects
September 24, 2012
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel JSOnline

Climate expert: Record loss of Arctic ice could impact Wisconsin
September 20, 2012
The Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Project to study local climate change adjustments
February 28, 2012
LaCrosse Tribune

Winters ahead: Climate analyses predict north-central Wisconsin will be a different kind of place 50 years from now
January, 2012
Wausau City Pages

2011 becomes year of wild weather
December 14, 2011
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune

Milwaukee's climate has been getting wetter over last 60 years
November 25, 2011
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Trout fisheries threatened by climate change
May 5, 2011
Capital Times

Assessing a changing climate
March 27, 2011
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Researchers Look Into Wisconsin Climate Report Implications
March 27, 2011
Ashland Current

Wisconsin's changing weather challenges communities
March 23, 2011
University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension

3 Surprising Ways Global Warming Could Make You Sick
March 1, 2011
National Geographic

UW-Milwaukee professor researches effects of climate change on local sewer systems
February 21, 2011
Wisconsin Public Radio

Climate Projections Show Human Health Impacts Possible Within 30 Years
February 19, 2011
NOAA press release

New Report Assesses Climate Change In Wisconsin
February 11, 2011
Ashland Current

Mike Nichols: Warm it up: Wisconsin's in for a heat 'wave'
February 11, 2011
The Herald Times Reporter

Larry Meiller on WPR
Larry Meiller and his guests take a look at the recently released report, "Wisconsin Initiative on Climate Change Impacts." Guests: Professors Richard Lathrop and John Magnuson, Co-Chairs, WICCI Science Council.
February 9, 2011
Wisconsin Public Radio

Temperatures in state projected to increase 6 degrees
February 8, 2011
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Wisconsin Public Radio covers the release of the WICCI Report
February 8, 2011
Wisconsin Public Radio

WICCI report looks at impact of climate trends
February 8, 2011
Channel 27 WKOW - Madison, WI

Study: Temperatures Expected To Rise 6 Degrees In 50 Years
UW Researchers Say Warmth Will Have Dramatic Impacts

February 8, 2011
Channel3000.com

Climate change report predicts 6-degree increase in Wisconsin temperatures by 2050
February 8, 2011
Dane101.com

Report assesses climate change impacts, adaptation strategies
February 8, 2011
PressZoom

New report says climate change continues to accelerate
February 8, 2011
The Badger Herald

It may be cold now , but long term forecast for Indianhead is for warmer winters
February 8, 2011
Pierce County Herald

Wisconsin to warm up by 2050, study claims but some disagree
February 8, 2011
News of the North.net

Report addresses climate change impact on Wisconsin
February 8, 2011
Superior Telegram

Report assesses climate change impacts, adaptation strategies
February 7, 2011
University of Wisconsin-Madison News

Managing our future: Getting ahead of a changing climate
February 2011
Wisconsin Natural Resources Magazine

Local consequences of global warming predicted by Wisconsin scientists
October 31, 2010
Bayview Compass.com
David Liebl is interviewed about the impacts of climate change on stormwater management.

Wisconsin sees a hot future
September 8, 2010
Milwaukee Magazine's newsbuzz
Several WICCI scientists are interviewed in this article on Wisconsin's future climate.

NOAA: Past Decade Warmest on Record According to Scientists in 48 Countries
July 28, 2010
The 2009 State of the Climate report released on July 28, 2010 draws on data for 10 key climate indicators that all point to the same finding: the scientific evidence that our world is warming is unmistakable. More than 300 scientists from 160 research groups in 48 countries contributed to the report, which confirms that the past decade was the warmest on record and that the Earth has been growing warmer over the last 50 years.
The full report can be downloaded here.
View a short video that summarizes some of the highlights of the report here.

Climate talks heat up among GLIFWC, partners
Summer 2010
Mazina'igan (newsletter published by the Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission)

Agriculture Adapting to Climate Change
May 24 and 25, 2010
WICCI's Chris Kucharik participated in an interview by Darrell Anderson of The Successful Farming Radio Magazine. He discussed agriculture and climate change adaptation. You can listen to the products of this interview:




Blizzards and Skeptics
February 16, 2010
Joy Cardin of Wisconsin Public Radio interviewed Dan Vimont about climate change, blizzards in Washington, DC, and the differences between climate and weather. The program is available as a download or streaming.

Preparing to Adapt
February 2010
Wisconsin Natural Resources Magazine

Climate Change, Bioenergies Discussed at DATCP Board Meeting
January 21, 2010
WICCI member Chris Kucharik spoke with the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) Board about recent changes in Wisconsin's climate and the potential impacts that climate change will have on agriculture.

Groundwater key for trout as our climate warms
January 2010
In the magazine Wisconsin Trout, Matt Mitro of DNR of the Coldwater Fish & Fisheries Working Group discusses how climate change may affect the trout in Wisconsin's streams.

Climate Change and Wetlands on WPR
January 20, 2010
WICCI's Dick Lathrop and Katie Beilfuss of the Wisconsin Wetlands Association discuss the relationship between wetlands and climate change.

Climate change: Believe it
Inaction is not an option; severe consequences await Wisconsin

January 9, 2010
WICCI's Sandra McLellan and J. Val Klump wrote an opinion editorial in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel discussing how climate change may affect Wisconsin and what steps people should take to adapt.

Global warming hits Madison!
The Isthmus, January 8, 2010

Racinian in Copenhagen for climate conference
The Journal Times (Racine, WI), December 6, 2009

Climate Change on the Big Ten Network
WICCI Climate Scientist Dan Vimont and Tom Eggert discuss climate change.
Office Hours (a half hour weekly talk show), Department of Political Science, UW-Madison, November 2009.

Recent Trends and Future Projections
The Climate Working Group's research and results have been covered on the front page of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and featured in the Wisconsin State Journal, on Channel 3000 Madison, and in the UW-Madison papers The Daily Cardinal and The Badger Herald.

Human Health Group recieves a CDC grant
UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public health

Engineers cope with rising tide of rain
The Daily Reporter (Milwaukee, WI), November 16, 2009

Bracing for Impact: Climate Change Adaptation in Wisconsin
WICCI Seminar Series, now airing on Wisconsin Public Television. Click here for the schedule.

UW expert: Expect more floods in future
Baraboo News Republic, November 20, 2008

Extreme Makeover: Violent Weather Spurs Redesign of Infrastructure
The Capital Times, June 18, 2008

State initiative gets climate change discussion rolling
The Capital Times, June 18, 2008

Larry Meiller
Wisconsin Public Radio, February 27, 2008 (compatible with Real Player)

Let's Highlight Here The Wisconsin Initiative On Climate Change Impacts
The Political Environment, February 9, 2008

Group Studies Effects of Climate Change on Wisconsin
Wisconsin Public Radio, February 6, 2008 (compatible with Real Player)

Scientists collaborate on Wisconsin climate change initiative
The Daily Cardinal, February 5, 2008

State Climate Change Response Getting Organized
The Political Environment, February 5, 2008

New project to address climate change impacts on Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin-Madison News, February 4, 2008

UW-Madison: News project to address climate change impacts on Wisconsin
WisPolitics.com, Februrary 4, 2008

UW-Madison: 2008 Wisconsin Idea grants loaded with community connections
Wispolitics.com, January 16, 2008