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Friday, April 19, 2024(web versionnewsletter version

  • Changing Seasons
  • Pets: It Quickly Gets Very Hot in Your Car
  • Travel Season: Paxlovid Tips
  • Emergency Water Checkup: Prepare in a Year Continues
  • Cambios de la Temporada
  • Mascotas: La Temperatura en el Automovil, Aumenta Rápidamente
  • Temporada de Viajes: Consejos sobre el Paxlovid
  • Checando el Agua de Emergencia Almacenada: Continuamos Preparándose en un Año

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1st Regional Climate Assessment Update Since 1999: Grim News

Nov 5

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11-5-2013 at 8.55.25 AMThe Northwest faces poorer forest health (more forest fires), earlier snowmelt (lower stream flows) and raised sea levels (eroding coasts), according to Monday’s release of the Northwest Climate Assessment Report (NWCAR, 2013). Impacts might total some $14 billion dollars regionally.

11-5-2013 at 8.54.36 AMWritten by scientists coordinated by the Oregon State University’s Oregon Climate Change Research Institute, this report is the first regional climate assessment update since 1999. Produced as part of the U.S. National Climate Assessment; Washington and Oregon state-level reports were published in 2009 and 2010.

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11-5-2013 at 8.54.58 AMSome press coverage of this report can be found at:

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