Reports

The Wisconsin Initiative on Climate Change Impacts has released its first comprehensive report, Wisconsin's Changing Climate: Impacts and Adaptation. The report will serve as a resource for business executives, government, natural resource managers, public health officials and other decision makers as they take strategic steps to preserve jobs, invest resources wisely, build resiliency and protect our built and natural environment in the face of a changing climate. You can download the report as a PDF by clicking the links below.

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Wisconsin's Changing Climate:
Impacts and Adaptation

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Front Matter
Summary
Introduction
Part 1 - Changes
    Chapter 1: Climate Change in Wisconsin: Past, Present and Future
    Chapter 2: Understanding Adaptation
Part 2 - Impacts
    Chapter 3: Water Resources
    Chapter 4: Natural Habitats and Biodiversity
    Chapter 5: Agriculture and the Soil Resource
    Chapter 6: Coastal Resources
    Chapter 7: People and Their Environment
Part 3 - Action
    Chapter 8: Implementing Adaptation
    Chapter 9: Moving Forward
Appendix
    Working Group Report Executive Summaries

Recommended citation: Wisconsin's Changing Climate: Impacts and Adaptation. 2011. Wisconsin Initiative on Climate Change Impacts. Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Madison, Wisconsin.

Adapting to Wisconsin's Changing Climate: Science and collaboration

This insert was written by Carolyn Rumery Betz as a supplement to the DNR's Wisconsin Natural Resources Magazine. To read the insert in its entirety click on the cover image below. You can also download a PDF of the insert.

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Working Group Reports

Adaptation
Agriculture
Central Sands Hydrology
Climate
Coastal Communities
Coldwater Fish and Fisheries
Forestry
Green Bay
Human Health
Milwaukee
Plants and Natural Communities
Soil Conservation
Stormwater
Water Resources
Wildlife