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…
Category: Climate Modeling
Understanding the Hydrologic Spread
Study tackles the ensemble spread problem by examining climate change on the Columbia River Basin.
Precipitation–Climate Impacts CIRC 1.0 Final Report
A look at annual and seasonal precipitation projections for the Pacific Northwest to the year 2100.
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.
Understanding Climate Model Variability
An analysis of the future climate of the Columbia River Basin helps create a better understanding of the differences between climate models.