Climate Change Events & Activities 2012
Washington Coastal Hazards / Sea level Rise Workshops (Nov. 1 and 8, 2012)
Presentation of the findings of a recent National Academy of Sciences study about sea level rise along the coast of Washington. The purpose of the workshops is to foster discussion about what the findings mean, how they can be used, what communities can do, and what future actions may be needed.
November 8, 2012 - Montesano
- Workshop summary
- Speaker bios and project descriptions
- What is Happening at the State Level to Address Sea Level Rise?
- What Tools are Available to Evaluate Risk and Vulnerability?
- What Can We Learn from Local and Tribal Case Studies?
November 1, 2012 - Everett
(Feb. 2, 2011)
Expanding British Columbia - Washington climate partnerships
On February 2, 2011, the Honorable John Yap, Minister of State for Climate Action for British Columbia joined with Washington State Department of Ecology Director Ted Sturdevant to sign joint action plans for addressing climate change on a cross-border basis.
The two government agencies are committed to working together in:
For more information:
Watch the video of the February 2 signing event.
Read the news release about the latest agreements.
See photos from the signing event: |
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These agreements represent the latest in a series of partnerships Ecology has with its neighbors to work together on climate adaptation and reduction of greenhouse gases. See other regional and national climate agreements.
(Dec. 3, 2010)
Climate Change and Changing Hydrologic Extremes seminar
Ecology hosted a seminar and webinar on climate change and changing hydrologic regimes on Friday, December 3, from 9:00 am – 12:30 pm. CIG research scientist Alan Hamlet will be presenting.
The seminar/webinar will help planners and policymakers have a better understanding of the nature of changing hydrologic extremes, including changing flood risks and low flows. Alan will discuss the results of current studies and hydrologic and climate scenarios and how to interpret the results.
Climate Change and Changing Hydrologic Extremes - Presentations