MADISON (WKOW) -- Dane County is taking a proactive step to address climate change.
County Executive Joe Parisi made the announcement today. Parisi cites research pointing to climate change impacting temperatures and weather events in years ahead.
The council will be asked to identify how the county can best prepare for changes that may come. "The county has a real opportunity to lead here, and I look forward to seeing the specific recommendations on steps Dane County can take to prepare for climate change," Parisi said during the announcement.
Parisi says the council will be meeting in May and report back to him by September.
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