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Climate Change in Minnesota
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Resources & Links

Resources and Links
There are many other Internet sites that contain information on the ecology and climate of the Great Lakes region. We have included below a selection of regional sites and sites specific to Minnesota that are particularly useful. If you have suggestions for additions to this list, please send them to the Global Environment Program.




Regional Links

       
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CLIMATE and CLIMATE CHANGE
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Midwest Regional Climate Center
http://mcc.sws.uiuc.edu

Great Lakes Regional Climate Assessment
http://www.geo.msu.edu

U.S. National Assessment-Midwest Region
http://www.usgcrp.gov

EPA Regional Global Warming Page
http://yosemite.epa.gov

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REGIONAL ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
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EPA Great Lakes Program Office
http://www.epa.gov/glnpo

EPA – Region 5 (IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI)
http://www.epa.gov/region5/

EPA – Region 3 (PA)
http://www.epa.gov/region3/

EPA – Region 2 (NY)
http://www.epa.gov/region2/

Environment Canada- Great Lakes site
http://www.on.ec.gc.ca/water/greatlakes/

Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory
http://www.glerl.noaa.gov/

Great Lakes Commission
http://www.glc.org

USGS Great Lakes Science Center
http://www.glsc.usgs.gov/

Great Lakes Information Network
http://www.great-lakes.net/

Great Lakes United
http://www.glu.org

Great Lakes Public Education Initiative
http://www.biodiversityproject.org/greatlakes.htm

Climate Change and Birds
http://www.abcbirds.org

Environmental Law & Policy Center
http://www.elpc.org/

Great Lakes Protection Fund
http://www.gsmfc.org/

Pew Center for Climate Change-
State Emission Reduction Program Database

http://www.pewclimate.org/states.cfm


Minnesota Links

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CLIMATE and CLIMATE CHANGE IN MINNESOTA
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State Climatology Office
http://climate.umn.edu/

EPA's State Climate Change Page
http://yosemite.epa.gov

Minnesotans for an Energy Efficient Economy
http://www.me3.org/

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STATE AGENCIES
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Department of Natural Resources
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us

Pollution Control Agency
http://www.pca.state.mn.us

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MINNESOTA ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS
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Minnesota Center for Energy and Environment
http://www.mncee.org/

Minnesotans for an Energy-Efficient Economy
http://www.me3.org/

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MINNESOTA SOLUTIONS
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UCS Clean Energy Program
http://www.ucsusa.org/clean_energy/

UCS Clean Vehicles Program
http://www.ucsusa.org/clean_vehicles/

Lake Benton Home Page - Wind Power Capital
http://web.itctel.com/

Minnesotans for an Energy-Efficient Economy
http://www.me3.org/






Photo Credits:
Loon -- US Fish and Wildlife Service, Art Weber.
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