Climate News

  • The Office of Management and Budget releases report "Climate Change: Fiscal Risks Facing the Federal Government"

    Wednesday, November 30, 2016

    President Obama has said the Budget is “a roadmap to a future that embodies America’s values and aspirations.” Building and stewarding such a Budget over the long term requires a clear-eyed view of … more

  • BC Releases Climate Leadership Plan

    Thursday, August 25, 2016

    Last week the British Columbian government released an update to its 2008 climate plan. The Climate Leadership Plan is British Columbia's next step to fight climate change. This plan highlights the … more

  • New Climate Change Adaptation Guide for Transportation Systems Management

    Wednesday, March 02, 2016

    The U.S. Federal Highway Administration has released a new guide that provides information and resources to help transportation operations and maintenance staff incorporate climate change into their … more

  • Help build British Columbia’s new climate plan

    Friday, January 29, 2016

    Now through March 25th, British Columbians will have an opportunity to participate in the second public consultation on the development of B.C.’s new Climate Leadership Plan. Citizens, First Nations, … more

  • NOAA has issued its annual "Arctic Report Card"

    Wednesday, January 06, 2016

    NOAA has issued its annual "Arctic Report Card" -- Since what happens in the Arctic has implications for climate conditions and sea level rise throughout the world, (i.e., this is not just about … more

  • State of Knowledge Report – Climate Change in Puget Sound

    Thursday, November 19, 2015

    State of Knowledge: Climate Change in Puget Sound is a comprehensive synthesis report summarizing relevant research on the likely effects of climate change on the lands, water, and people of the … more

  • 9 animals that are feeling the impacts of climate change

    Tuesday, November 17, 2015

    Climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our time. We are already seeing its effects with rising seas, catastrophic wildfires and water shortages. These changes are not only having a … more

  • April Climate Science Digest Released

    Thursday, April 23, 2015

    The Climate Science Digest, produced monthly by the NPLCC & Northwest Climate Science Center, April edition is out now. The Digest highlights emerging information on climate change science, … more

  • Fact Sheet: Guidance on Considering Climate Change in NEPA Reviews and Conducting Programmatic NEPA Reviews

    Tuesday, January 13, 2015

    As part of an ongoing effort to modernize implementation of the National Environmental Policy Act and promote effective and transparent environmental reviews, the Council on Environmental Quality ( … more

  • JUST RELEASED: Bioinvasions in a Changing World

    Thursday, January 08, 2015

    The Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force (ANSTF) and The National Invasive Species Council (NISC) have released a new document: Bioinvasions in a Changing World: A Resource on Invasive Species-Climate … more

  • New Data Sets Added to

    Wednesday, December 17, 2014

    The Department of Interior and other Executive Branch agencies and offices are releasing, on, new troves of government data on water and ecosystems, as well as new geospatial tools, … more

  • White House Releases Priority Agenda - Enhancing the Climate Resilience of America's Natural Resources

    Thursday, October 09, 2014

    The Council on Climate Preparedness and Resilience Climate and Natural Resources Working Group (CNRWG) has prepared a new document: Priority Agenda for Enhancing the Climate Resilience of America's … more

  • British Columbia, Ministry of Environment announces Climate Action in B.C.

    Thursday, July 03, 2014

    On June 27, 2012 Minister Terry Lake announced the Province's two new reports updating British Columbians about Climate Action in B.C. (News Release). As required by legislation, the 2012 Progress to … more

  • Draft 2013 National Climate Assessment

    Thursday, July 03, 2014

    Listen and watch Dr. Amy Snover present key findings from the Northwest Region's draft National Climate Assessment Report. Dr. Snover, Director of the Climate Impacts Group at the University of … more

  • President Obama's Climate Change Plan

    Thursday, July 03, 2014

    See here for President Obama's recently-released climate change plan. more

  • FYI - President Obama issued a new Executive Order on climate change today

    Thursday, July 03, 2014

    FYI - President Obama issued a new Executive Order on climate change today. more

  • The Summary for Policymakers of the Working Group II contribution to the Fifth Assessment Report has been approved.

    Thursday, July 03, 2014

    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recently released a newly approved contribution to their Fifth Assessment Report, a report which will be comprised of results from three working group … more