Great Lakes Solutions Live

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Confront the Challenge
• Climate in the Region
• The Report
• Technical Background
• For Teachers

Explore the Impacts
• Overview
• Migrating Climates
• Water Resources
• Sense of Place

Discover the Solutions
• Overview
• Solutions where we Live
• Reducing our Emissions
• Managing our Response
• Ten Personal Solutions

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Solutions where we Live
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Global climate change poses a significant threat to the environment, the natural resources, the economies, and the human welfare of the Great Lakes and the lands surrounding them. Fortunately, we have the knowledge and resources to address this problem. There are simple, practical solutions to global warming and its effects in the Great Lakes region. The Solutions where we Live feature displays examples of actions we can take today to prevent the worst climate change impacts from happening and to minimize the impacts we can no longer avoid. Many of these actions have additional benefits for society as well. Take action in your state today!

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Survey the Region
• Overview
• Illinois
• Indiana
• Michigan
• Minnesota
• New York
• Ohio
• Ontario
• Pennsylvania
• Wisconsin


We Need Your Support
to Make Change Happen

We can reduce global warming emissions and ensure communities have the resources they need to withstand the effects of climate change—but not without you. Your generous support helps develop science-based solutions for a healthy, safe, and sustainable future.