Indiana Smoke Stack

All politics is local, as the saying goes. And, there are few issues which hit as close to home for cities as climate change—even as state and national lawmakers have found little time or energy to address the ongoing crisis.

Climate Map

Jeff Dukes, director of the Purdue Climate Change Research Center and professor at Purdue University’s departments of Forestry and Natural Resources and Biological Sciences, presented findings from the PCCRC's Impact Assessment Reports on Thursday at the Third Annual Climate Leadership Summit.

Map by Mercer T. Suppiger

Mayor's Roundtable

The Mayor's Roundtable on Thursday at the Third Annual Climate Leadership Summit (from right to left) was moderated by Janet McCabe, senior law fellow at the Environmental Law & Policy Center, and featured Angola Mayor Richard Hickman, Logansport Mayor David Kitchell, Huntingburg Mayor Denny Spinner, Batesville Mayor Mike Bettice, and Kokomo Mayor Greg Goodnight.

Rob Burgess, News Editor at NUVO Newsweekly, can be reached by email at, by phone at 317-808-4614 or on Twitter @robaburg.

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