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Title:Climate Change in Illinois: Past, Present, and Future
Author(s):Angel, Jim
Subject(s):climate change
greenhouse effect
urbanization
deforestation
Geographic Coverage:Illinois
Abstract:Contrasts natural climate change during the earth's history with recent human-driven change. Discusses predictive models for changes in temperature and precipitation, and the implications for Illinois. Concludes Illinois is getting warmer and wetter, with potential for more flooding, heat waves with associated losses in health and wealth.
Issue Date:2017-06-14
Citation Info:Angel, Jim. "Climate Change in Illinois: Past, Present, and Future." Presentation at the Building Resiliency in the Face of Risk workshop, Springfield, IL, June 14, 2017. https://publish.illinois.edu/buildingresiliency/
Series/Report:Building Resiliency in the Face of Risk
Genre:Conference Paper / Presentation
Type:Text
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/99568
Rights Information:“This document is a product of the Prairie Research Institute, and has been selected and made available by the Prairie Research Instituteand the University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It is intended for research and educational use, and proper attribution is requested.”
Date Available in IDEALS:2018-03-30


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