Climate Change Nebraska

Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy

Nebraska Races to Catch Its Windy Neighbors By: Carmelo Lattuca Amid acres of swaying grasslands and rows of corn and soybeans, a newcomer rises high above the Nebraska prairie. Giant steel wind turbines three times the size of a cottonwood spin in the state’s steady breeze. The spinning towers now churn out 20% of Nebraska’s

Floodwater from the Missouri River covers an area of Percival, Iowa, near the Iowa-Nebraska border. Photo by Robert Ray The Impact of Climate Change on Nebraska’s Water: Too Much and Too Little The state already has taken steps to protect its precious resource By: Celeste Kenworthy Fifty-five years ago, Jim Goeke hated the state of