Irrigated Agriculture, Snowmelt, and Climate Change

Wherein we review a study on projected climate impacts to irrigated agriculture and the CIRCulator’s Managing Editor says goodbye. It is now generally acknowledged that warming tied to human-induced climate change is going to hit our species where it will most assuredly count: in the fields that produce our foods, potentially impacting such tabletop essentials…

Philip Mote Gets New Job

Oregon State University Professor Philip Mote, the long-time Director of the Oregon Climate Change Research Institute ( OCCRI) and co-lead of the Pacific Northwest Climate Impacts Research Consortium  (CIRC), has taken a new position at OSU. In February of this year, Phil began his new appointment as Vice Provost and Dean of Oregon State University’s…