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Minnesota Drought

Minnesota faces its greatest threat from drought, but it is also doing a lot to prepare for its current and future drought risks. The state is taking strong action to understand its climate change-related drought risks, but needs to develop a comprehensive adaptation plan to be better prepared for the future.

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For more information on how prepared Minnesota is for its growing drought threat, read the detailed state summary.

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Is Minnesota taking action?

  • Adapting to Climate Change in Minnesota provides an overview of the projected changes in future frequency of drought and the impacts of these changes on the state
  • Minnesota has taken strong action to prepare for its current drought risks with its detailed Statewide Drought Plan
  • Minnesota could do more by developing a climate change adaptation plan and implementing drought resilience policies and regulations