Extreme Weather Impacts from the Northwest Hub Region
Climate Change and Mental Health in the Northwest
Climate change can have an array of negative mental health effects, particularly on vulnerable populations. However, there are available methods for cultivating resilience.
Extreme Weather: Northwest Drought
Drought affects agriculture, forests, rangelands, and people throughout the Northwest with increasing frequency and intensity due to climate change.
A Storm is Brewing: Climate Change and Coastal Storms in Western Alaska
As ocean temperatures rise and sea ice declines, intense storms are likely to have a more significant impact on western Alaska’s coastal communities.
Atmospheric Rivers in the Northwest
Atmospheric rivers are an important source of water, but they may cause more damage with climate change.
Climate Change Impacts in the Northwest
A summary of current and expected impacts due to climate change in the Northwest.
2021 Northwest Heat Dome: Causes, Impacts and Future Outlook
The 2021 heat dome caused record-breaking temperatures in the Northwest. Climate change increases the likelihood of heat waves like this.
Changing Water Dynamics in Alaska
Examination of changes in water dynamics, the resulting consequences for ecosystems and people, and management options for adapting to changing conditions.
Northwest Rangelands, Weather and Climate
Ranchers in the Northwest are accustomed to water limitations on pastures, so obtaining current information and outlooks is essential to managing livestock especially in water-limited areas.
Northwest Forestry, Weather and Climate
Understanding current weather and climate is important to supporting sustainable timber production in the Northwest. The Northwest Climate Hub works to support use of current and projected…