Illinois Climate and Energy Profile

Adapting to Climate Change
Clean Energy and Reducing Carbon Pollution

Overview of Illinois' Climate Change Preparations

Illinois has not developed a statewide adaptation plan.  Other resources from the Adaptation Clearinghouse, which have been developed by the state and localities to help communities prepare for climate change, are highlighted below.  

The Georgetown Climate Center’s State Adaptation Progress Tracker, which tracks the progress of states in implementing their adaptation plans, is supported by the MacArthur Foundation. 


State Agency Plans

Resource Name Sector(s) Covered Date
Adapting Conservation to a Changing Climate: An Update to the Illinois Wildlife Action Plan Biodiversity and ecosystems, Fish and fisheries, Wildlife May 11, 2011
Illinois SB 1489: Green Infrastructure for Clean Water Act Biodiversity and ecosystems, Land use and built environment, Water resources June 30, 2009

Local and Regional Plans

Resource Name Date
City of Chicago, Illinois Climate Action Plan (CCAP) 2008

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