Graphic showing changes in Wisconsin hardiness zones from 1990

Wisconsin Climate Change Articles

Wisconsin’s climate is changing. A wealth of temperature and precipitation data provide evidence that on average our state has become warmer and wetter over the past 60 years. Scientists project that the decades ahead will bring changes in climate much more profound than those already observed. In some cases those changes could occur more rapidly than plant or animal species can adapt.

These articles help to define the climate changes and the projected impact on our State. Please check back often as new content is added.