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24 posts from Climate Impacts Group

Now available: Two new Spanish-Language report translations on climate impacts in Washington

Prolonged wildfire seasons, more extreme temperatures, and more frequent floods — these are just some of the symptoms of a greater global warming problem that Washingtonians are witnessing at a higher frequency. Although these climate changes impact everyone throughout our state’s economy and ecosystems, the extent that communities are personally impacted by such experiences highlight the ways that traditionally overlooked communities continue to be disproportionately affected in the aftermath. 

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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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