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Archive for October, 2013

Timing “Climate Departure” in Seattle

Most climate change studies describe impacts that are expected to occur on specific dates or years, such as 2050 and 2100. City planners or engineers often work with design-life timelines that tend to fall in between those dates. A novel new paper published in Nature on climate change and temperature looks at timing differently.   The results […]

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Mayor McGinn Directs SPU to go Carbon Neutral

Today Mayor McGinn directed SPU to go carbon neutral by 2015. This aggressive commitment builds on the good work that Seattle City Light has done since becoming carbon neutral in 2005. SPU’s climate resiliency group will develop a plan over the next few months for achieving this target. We’ll use this blog and our website to keep people posted […]

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