Ohio Climate Change Resources

Reports by Federal Agencies

Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II - Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States: Midwest

This congressionally mandated report, released approximately every four years, provides a definitive look at climate change and its impacts on the United States. Our team created a PDF icon 2-page summary of the Midwest chapter highlights.


Reports by State Agencies and Statewide Organizations

Climate Smart Agriculture: Building Ag Resilience to a Changing Climate - Presentation Videos

This page provides options to view the presenter videos for an event co-hosted by OSU Extension, the State Climate Office of Ohio, and a number of statewide partners in July 2019.

Ohio Summit on Tools for Extreme Weather and Climate Resilience - Presentation Videos and Summit Proceedings

This page provides options to view the presenter videos and download slides, as well as read the summit proceedings, for an event co-hosted by the State Climate Office of Ohio and a number of federal agencies.

Ohio DOT - Infrastructure Resiliency Plan

This report identifies vulnerabilities to the current infrastructure in Ohio from extreme weather events and changes in climate.

Ohio Public Health Association & Ohio Public Health Climate Resilience Coalition - Climate Resilience in Ohio

This document helps public health officials determine which climate-related events may impact them. It also provides guidance on climate adaptation and identifying populations which may be adversely affected.


Reports by City and Regional Organizations


City of Columbus - Climate Change in Columbus, Ohio

City of Columbus - Climate Change Adaptation Plan



City of Cleveland - Cleveland Climate Action Plan

City of Akron - Greenprint



City of Toledo - City Fact Sheet: Toledo, Ohio



City of Athens - Athens Sustainability Action Plan


City of Cincinnati - Green Cincinnati Plan

City of Dayton - The Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Dayton, Ohio



Reports by International Bodies

Special Report: Global Warming of 1.5 °Celsius

This special report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change describes impacts of global warming of 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways.