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Sea-Tac just had its hottest recorded decade… ever

CIG Director Amy Snover is quoted in this article discussing warming temperatures at Sea-Tac airport and what they indicate about warming globally. 

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CIG Senior Scientist Meade Krosby on carbon footprint and discussing climate change

This story from KUOW centered on hosting a low carbon footprint dinner party. Meade Krosby, senior scientist for the Climate Impacts Group, adds that “the most important thing you can do at a dinner party is to talk about climate change… When you do talk to others about climate change, lead with your heart.” 

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Amy Snover featured on podcast about climate change in the Northwest

Amy Snover, director of the Climate Impacts Group, is featured on a recent podcast from the University of Washington Tacoma about climate change in the Pacific Northwest. Amy covers local climate change impacts in the Northwest, climate adaptation and resiliency, and more. 

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Meade Krosby recognized with Wilburforce Conservation Award

Meade Krosby, senior scientist at the Climate Impacts Group, has received this year’s Wilburforce Conservation Leadership Award! This award recognizes Meade for her work advancing biodiversity conservation under climate change.

“All of us at the Climate Impacts Group are thrilled to see the Wilburforce Foundation recognize our very own Meade Krosby as the positive force that she is,” Director Amy Snover says. “Meade is a true Conservation Leader!”

Check out Wilburforce’s announcement to learn more about Meade and the Conservation Award. 

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Here’s where Whatcom County will see the impacts of rising sea levels

CIG’s 2018 report on sea level rise in Washington state is referenced in this article on Whatcom County’s efforts to address rising sea levels. 

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CIG Director Amy Snover featured on Crosscut podcast

Climate Impacts Group Director Amy Snover spoke alongside Michael Chang, climate adaptation specialist, on climate adaptation measures, involving youth in combatting climate change, and more.  

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Meade Krosby speaks at King County panel on climate change

Meade Krosby, senior scientist for the Climate Impacts Group, spoke about climate change in the Pacific Northwest as part of a panel organized by King County. “It’s real. It’s bad. It’s us. And there’s a lot we can do about it (but we need to act fast,” Meade says. View the full panel on KingCountyTV

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We’re Hiring! Apply today to join our team as a Research Scientist

The Climate Impacts Group (CIG) at the University of Washington is looking for a physical scientist (Research Scientist 2) to join our team of professional researchers devoted to use-inspired research! We are looking for a person with strong technical skills in manipulating climate model data, interpreting hydrological and meteorological data, and physical process modeling. This position is intended to support CIG’s senior research staff in work co-produced with our local, state, federal and tribal partners.

The CIG is a fast-paced, dynamic, and deadline-driven environment, which requires strong organizational and project management skills as well as problem-solving and priority-setting abilities. While we are open to applicants with at least 2 years of experience and a B.S. 

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Upcoming Webinar: A Spatial Planning Tool for Biodiversity Conservation under Climate Change

CIG’s Andrew Shirk will be giving a Conservation Biology Institute webinar on Thursday, November 14th at 10 AM PT about a new spatial planning tool that he is helping to develop as part of his work with the Cascadia Partner Forum.

The Cascadia Partner Forum (CPF) is a network of natural resource practitioners in Washington and British Columbia. A primary goal of the partnership is to provide a regional-scale organizational framework to conserve Cascadia’s biodiversity, which is under threat from an expanding human footprint and a changing climate. The partner forum has developed a climate adaptation strategy that seeks to foster greater coordination across land manager boundaries and provide a timely and up-to-date regional perspective to inform local land-use decisions. 

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