Mississippi River

Climate Impacts Along the Mississippi River Corridor

The Mississippi River basin spans 31 states and directly borders 10, comprising the Mississippi River corridor. The region is increasingly feeling the impacts of climate change.


Iowa is Vulnerable to Climate Change: Agriculture is the biggest contributor to Iowa’s economy, and, according to a Risky Business report, the whole Midwest region will likely face crop yield declines of up to 19% by mid-century and 63% by …

Nationwide, Editorial Boards Weigh In on Climate Rule

Following President Obama’s announcement of his landmark climate change regulations, many of the nation’s news outlets have weighed in on the Clean Power Plan. From Des Moines to New York City, editorial boards at news publications large and small have …