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.
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:
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!