Climate change is no longer a far-off risk. Washington is experiencing impacts consistent with what is expected as a result of climate change.
Glaciers and spring snowpack have declined and the timing of stream flows has changed for many rivers. And, climate extremes like floods, droughts, wildfires and landslides are already affecting Washington’s air, water, food sources, and economy. Sea level is rising on most of Washington’s coast, ocean acidification has increased, and there’s long-term warming.
Is this discussion, we’re seeking the answers to these three questions.
- How is climate change impacting your family now?
- What are the effects kids of today are experiencing?
- How do you think future generations will be affected?
Please share your thoughts. Click “leave a reply” below or the comment icon to the right of the question.