Katie Doonan

Check it out: Climate Resilience Survey

The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) is pleased to announce the WSDA Climate Resilience Survey, linked below. WSDA, in collaboration with Washington State University, is developing a Climate Resilience Plan for Washington agriculture. The plan will summarize recent climate science, identify vulnerabilities, highlight opportunities, and include newly developed resources. It is essential that this work […]

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One Year into Washington’s Climate Commitment Act: Impacts on Agriculture

Dani Gelardi, Washington State Department of Agriculture Last year, we asked, “How will the Climate Commitment Act (CCA) impact Washington agriculture?” For a brief primer on the topic, read the 2022 blog post. Now, with one year passed, let’s review how farmers are faring under this ambitious state law to reduce greenhouse gas (GHGs) emissions. […]

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Check it out: NCRC Science Justice Summer School

The Northwest Climate Resilience Collaborative, hosted at the UW Climate Impacts Group, is excited to launch our first-ever Science Justice Summer School. This two-week program for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows will dive into a range of justice-related topics through lectures, discussion groups and more.  The Science Justice Summer School will run from July 10 to […]

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Check It Out: The Sky High Emissions of Global Food Waste… and One Way to Bring Them Down

By Aaron Whittemore, Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources, Washington State University By some estimates the food sector contributes to about one-third of global greenhouse emissions, which isn’t so surprising given the huge amount of energy required to grow crops, feed livestock and pack and transport food across global markets. What may be more […]

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Check it Out: Carbon and Cow$ Podcast

WSU and University of Idaho are launching a podcast about carbon markets and livestock agriculture!  In the debut episode of the Carbon and Cow$ Podcast, we speak with Dr. Craig Frear, Director of Research and Technology at Regenis, about dairy anaerobic digesters and the mechanisms behind their on-farm viability in relation to emerging opportunities in carbon […]

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