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Environment, Energy and Transportation

Northwest Climate Impacts Detailed In National Report

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A satellite-generated image showing carbon dioxide concentrations around the globe

The Northwest is already seeing the effects of climate change, according to a new national climate assessment. The 1,600-page report outlines dire consequences across the country as global temperatures continue to rise.

In the Northwest, the changes threaten much of what our region holds dear – from ski seasons to salmon runs. OPB environment reporter Cassandra Profita spoke with JPR’s Liam Moriarty about what the report had to say.