Observed Climate Trends in Marquette County

  • Shorter Winters
  • Hot, Dry Summers
  • Frequent, Intense Precipitation and Wind Events
  • Warming Lake Superior Temperature
  • Lake Superior Water Level Fluctuation

Predicted Climate Change Impacts

  • Infrastructure Damage
  • Influx of “Climate Migrants”
  • Negative Mental Health Implications
  • Loss of Native Plant Species
  • Increased Spread of Diseases 
  • Elevated Risk of Chronic Health Conditions