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.

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Ocean and Cascades to Dampen Heat Waves?

A new study suggests that although heat waves will be more common as the planet warms, the Pacific Ocean and the Cascade mountains could play a buffering role here in the Northwest.

Fewer Freezing Days

Climate change is bringing fewer days below freezing to North America, study suggests.

Warmest Year On Record

Last year Oregon and Washington experienced their warmest year on record. Here’s what we know about 2015’s anything-but-normal climate.