Climate Change in the Pacific Northwest, via Fish and Wildlife Service

Here’s data from the US Fish and Wildlife Service–in collaboration with researchers at University of Washington–which outlines expected changes in temperature and precipitation through 2080.

Excerpted from "The Washington Climate Change Impacts Assessment," via US Fish and Wildlife Service

Excerpted from “The Washington Climate Change Impacts Assessment,” via US Fish and Wildlife Service

I don’t know about you guys, but the sunburn I got this weekend (stupid, stupid) doesn’t really make me look forward to an extra 5+ degrees in the summer time–not to mention the change of habitat for native species.

Check out the full document at http://www.fws.gov/pacific/climatechange/changepnw.html

And here’s a picture of a some polar bears to make you feel better:

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Look at these cute polar bears, chillin’ like climate change ain’t no thang.

Every time you ride a bike instead of use a car, you are taking a stand. If you can, replace one car ride with a bike ride this weekend–just remember your sunblock!

~Mica