Research from Indiana University indicates drier conditions are stunting tree growth, which causes them to take in less carbon dioxide.
The Hoosier Environmental Council is trying to convince conservative business owners that implementing climate change solutions is good for business.
An influx tower in the Morgan Monroe State Forest will provide the Department of Energy with climate change data.
The Environmental Protection Agency says the standards will help combat climate change, but Governor Mike Pence says the proposal could hurt Indiana's economy.
Indiana's oak trees tend to respond best to climate change, but other environmental factors are putting them at a disadvantage.
Scientists looked at how potential climate change scenarios could affect crop production, human health and the global economy, among other things.
Rising summer temperatures in the Midwest could push the Indiana bat to cooler climates in the Eastern United States, a study predicts.
Indiana’s average temperature was more than three degrees higher than average, making it the second hottest year since 1871.
The forum’s keynote speaker, Nobel Prize-winning professor Elinor Ostrom, said the public must approach climate change differently than in the past.