The Gazette has released an article where experts around the state address climate change and its affects on Iowa.
The experts include Iowa State University professor, and Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research member, Eugene Takle. According to Takle, both this year’s drought and the recent wet years Iowa has experienced are consistent with climate change. This is because climate change causes an increase in extreme weather events.
Other speakers in the article include ISU’s Christopher Anderson and Elywynn Taylor, state climatologist Harry Hillaker and state senator Rob Hogg.
Read the story here.