Insights from and about the IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report

Philip Mote In August, 2021, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the long-awaited first volume of its Sixth Assessment Report (AR6), which focuses on the physical climate system. Since the last assessment report in 2013, Global warming (the change in globally averaged temperature since 1850-1900) crossed the 1.0°C (1.8°F) mark, and is likely…

Drying and Greening of the West?

Study suggests climate change is expected to increase plant foliage while simultaneously enhancing dry season water stress in the American West.

Northwest Climate Recap

As the fall rains return, let’s not forget that we just had one very hot summer. We give you the numbers in this Northwest Climate Currents.