News Pacific Northwest

How Did Your City Fare This Winter?

How Did Your City Fare This Winter?

  • Published: Mar 6th, 2015

The hot West, cold East divide continued for a second winter, but heat was the bigger story this year.

Seventeen U.S. Cities on Track for Hottest Year

Seventeen U.S. Cities on Track for Hottest Year

  • Published: Dec 30th, 2014

Seventeen major U.S. cities are on track for their hottest year on record but none are headed for record cold.

Washington State Offers Ambitious Cap-and-Trade Plan

Washington State Offers Ambitious Cap-and-Trade Plan

  • Published: Dec 29th, 2014

Washington's governor has proposed a sophisticated and broad carbon cap-and-trade program.

Tipping Point Nears for ‘Emerging Flooding Crisis’

Tipping Point Nears for ‘Emerging Flooding Crisis’

  • Published: Dec 18th, 2014

Coastal flooding is likely to become a much more regular occurrence by mid-century as sea levels rise.

Extreme Halloween: Ghoulish Weather Records

Extreme Halloween: Ghoulish Weather Records

  • Published: Oct 30th, 2014

Happy Halloween! Here's a look at Halloween climate extremes for cities across the country.

Pacific Northwest Warming May Have Natural Roots

Pacific Northwest Warming May Have Natural Roots

  • Published: Sep 22nd, 2014

Natural variations might be behind much of the warming in and around the Pacific Northwest.

As Arctic Ice Melts, Polar Bears Find a New Menu

As Arctic Ice Melts, Polar Bears Find a New Menu

  • Published: Jul 19th, 2014

As Arctic ice, and access to seals living there, disappears, polar bears adapt to a land-based diet.

Foliage Season Under Fire from Climate Change

Foliage Season Under Fire from Climate Change

  • Published: Oct 14th, 2013

Shifting seasons due to climate change could darken foliage, costing states billions in lost revenue.