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Climate Change Education
Climate includes patterns of temperature, precipitation, humidity, wind and seasons. "Climate change" affects more than just a change in the weather, it refers to seasonal changes over a long period of time. Learn more about the science of climate change.
Climate Change Educational Resources
Learn more about climate change
Find climate education providers by sector and/or location around Washington State. Contact information, summary descriptions and websites direct you to their programs.
In our day to day lives, we all leave an impression on our environment. As we learn more about climate change and global warming, we see opportunities each of us can take to reduce our “carbon footprint”. By taking action through this pledge, each of us can shrink our individual carbon footprint and move further away from leaving and being a Carbon Bigfoot. Make a pledge today.
King Tides Photo Initiative - Winter 2012-2013
The Washington King Tides Photo Initiative engages the public in documenting the highest winter tides. These naturally occurring tides, referred to as “King Tides,” occur when the sun and the moon align, causing an increased gravitational pull on the Earth’s oceans. These photos give us a glimpse of the potential impacts of
rising water levels on coastal infrastructure along Washington’s shorelines and estuaries.
We burn fossil fuels such as gasoline, oil, coal, and natural gas to run our vehicle engines and to heat and light our homes. Burning fossil fuels increases the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere. CO2 is a major contributor to climate change, or "global warming." Here are some easy actions you can take to reduce your use of fossil fuels and to help slow climate change. When you can make the choice, choose for climate.
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