People driving in and out of the valley have been alarmed by the damage to trees caused by the recent heat wave and wondering what it means. They are not alone.
Temperatures reached the upper 90s and lower 100s in parts of the Northern Rockies, and forecasters warned of “dry thunderstorms,” which bring lightning that can spark fires,
A rapid analysis of last week’s record-breaking heat found that it would have been virtually impossible without the influence of human-caused climate change.
Record breaking heat waves in the Pacific Northwest. What to do.
Many Native people were forced into the most undesirable areas of America, first by white settlers, then by the government. Now, parts of that marginal land are becoming uninhabitable.
It was expected to reach 114 degrees in Portland, Ore., on Monday, even hotter than Sunday, when the airport recorded 112 degrees, the highest temperature since 1940, forecasters said.
Drought is serious in the Pacific Northwest. With it looms another wildfire season and extreme heat. What do we know?
So much here this month. New friends, Assembly actions for Climate Care, a sermon for the Sunday of the Holy Trinity, and more, more, more . . .
A major United Nations report will declare that slashing emissions of methane, the main component of natural gas, is far more vital than previously thought.
Poor nations would be particularly hard hit, but few would escape, Swiss Re said. The findings could influence how the industry prices insurance and invests its mammoth portfolios.