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Climate Change and Health

In the Pacific Northwest, human health is likely to take a hit from drought, wildfires, heat waves and infectious diseases.

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Climate change report: Wildfires, snowmelt, coastal issues top Northwest risks

The Northwest is facing increased risks from the decline of forest health, earlier snowmelt leading to low summer stream flows, and an array of issues facing the coastal region, according to a new climate assessment report.