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Wisconsin Drought

Typical summer drought severity is expected to double by 2050 in Wisconsin, but so far the state's adaptation measures are limited to an educational toolkit for health care providers on climate-related health risks, which includes drought.

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

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Is Wisconsin Taking Action?

  • Through the Wisconsin’s Changing Climate: Impacts and Adaptation report, the state has already begun to assess its future drought vulnerabilities
  • But Wisconsin has taken almost no action in planning and limited action in implementing climate change adaptation measures for its drought risks