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Kentucky State Profile and Energy Estimates

Bordered on the north by the Ohio River, Kentucky stretches from the Appalachian Mountains in the east to the flood plain of the Mississippi River in the west. In between, the rolling hills of the state’s fertile Bluegrass region extend southward from the Ohio River to the Pennyroyal region, which is famous for its thousands of caverns and springs, including Mammoth Cave National Park.


The Impacts of Climate Change and the Trump Administration’s Anti-Environmental Agenda in Kentucky

Between 2017 and 2019, Kentucky experienced two floods, three severe storms, and one freeze. The damages of these events led to losses of at least $1 billion.


Kentucky’s Climate Threats

Kentucky is facing a dramatic rise in heat wave days in the coming decades, from about 15 per year today, to as many as 70 a year by 2050.


State-by-State: Climate Change in Kentucky

Kentucky is Vulnerable to Climate Change


What Climate Change Means for Kentucky

Kentucky’s climate is changing. Although the average temperature did not change much during the 20th centur y, most of the commonwealth has warmed in the last 20 years.


Trading coal for renewable energy would create jobs in Kentucky, group says

Greater emphasis on energy efficiency and on producing electricity from renewable sources would create thousands of jobs in Kentucky, reduce electricity bills and help improve the health of residents by cutting pollution, according to a report by a social-justice organization.


Kentucky Won’t Escape Human-Driven Climate Change, Federal Report Warns

The report is notably blunt: The climate is changing faster than at any point in modern civilization and the responsibility rests squarely on the shoulders of mankind. The White House issued the report on Black Friday as much of the country recovered from Thanksgiving.