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19 posts from Climate Impacts Group

New Resource for Water and Drought Management: 2020 PNW Water Year Assessment

The 2020 Pacific Northwest Water Year Assessment summarizes the water year conditions and connects these conditions with impacts experienced by farmers, water managers, fisheries managers, and more. Two of the lead authors on the report – Crystal Raymond and Karin Bumbaco – are from the UW Climate Impacts Group and the Office of the Washington State Climatologist, respectively. 

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Population health grants boost wildfire and climate research

In addition the the EarthLab-Population Health grant awarded to "Characterizing risk communication around smoke exposure in rural and tribal communities in the Okanogan River airshed emphasis area," EarthLab celebrates member organization directors Jeremy Hess (Climate Health and the Global Environment) and Jason Vogel (Climate Impacts Group) for their newly funded project, "A collaboratory to support equitable and just climate action"

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Accelerating our global response to a worsening crisis

UW’s new Hans Rosling Center for Population Health asked five of the University’s leading voices on climate change and decarbonization to discuss how we can move forward from the pandemic in ways that deliver environmental resilience and positive health outcomes for all.

Amy Snover, director of the Climate Impacts Group and university director of the Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center, contributed to the series with the following essay.

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EarthLab Innovation Grant project selected as a finalist for a "Science Breakthrough of the Year" award at Falling Walls 2020

We are pleased to share that one of our inaugural Innovation Grant projects was selected as a finalist for a "Science Breakthrough of the Year" award by the Falling Walls Conference, an annual world forum for leaders across sectors and disciplines to come together to discuss pressing global challenges and answer the question, "Which are the next walls to fall in science and society?"

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