Posts tagged Climate change

May 6, 2014

 

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Report: Climate Change Brings Wetter Springs, Hotter Summers

A White House report released today documents the effects of climate change that can already be seen in the U.S., including the Midwest.

March 31, 2014

 

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UN Climate Change Report Predicts More Flooding In Midwest

Heavier rainfalls could damage crops or cause increased flooding in cities with insufficient drainage.

February 25, 2014

 

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Report: Climate Change Reduces Forests’ Carbon Uptake

Research from Indiana University indicates drier conditions are stunting tree growth, which causes them to take in less carbon dioxide.

September 27, 2013

 

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Environmentalists Pitch Climate Change Fixes To Businesses

The Hoosier Environmental Council is trying to convince conservative business owners that implementing climate change solutions is good for business.

September 24, 2013

 

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IU Forest Tower Receives Department of Energy Funding

An influx tower in the Morgan Monroe State Forest will provide the Department of Energy with climate change data.

September 20, 2013

 

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EPA Proposes Carbon Emission Standards For New Power Plants

The Environmental Protection Agency says the standards will help combat climate change, but Governor Mike Pence says the proposal could hurt Indiana's economy.

May 20, 2013

 

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Some Trees More Adaptable To Climate Change, Research Shows

Indiana's oak trees tend to respond best to climate change, but other environmental factors are putting them at a disadvantage.

February 25, 2013

 

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Long Term Climate Change Trends Worry Experts

Scientists looked at how potential climate change scenarios could affect crop production, human health and the global economy, among other things.

February 5, 2013

 

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Study: Climate Change Could Push Indiana Bats Out Of State

Rising summer temperatures in the Midwest could push the Indiana bat to cooler climates in the Eastern United States, a study predicts.

January 9, 2013

 

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2012 Was Second Warmest Year On Record In Indiana

Indiana’s average temperature was more than three degrees higher than average, making it the second hottest year since 1871.

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