Climate scientist describes hotter, drier Oregon

Gazette-Times: How about a 24-inch rise in the sea level at Newport by 2100? Or an increase in temperature of up to 14 degrees Fahrenheit? Those are some of the possible effects of climate change in the Pacific Northwest, as outlined by Phil Mote, who helped to write the Northwest portion of the third national climate assessment that was released May 6. Mote is an Oregon State University professor and the director of the Oregon Climate Change Research Institute for the Oregon University System. During a one-hour......

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