La Niña strengthened during October due to sea surface temperatures at the equator that were well below average, according to a Nov. 12 advisory from NOAA's Climate Prediction Center. The below-average temperatures stretch from the international date line to the eastern Pacific Ocean. Foreca… Read More

A Danish investment fund has acquired three proposed hydro pumped storage projects in the Northwest, likely giving the proposed closed-loop ventures the financing needed to see them through development. But with capacity deficits on the horizon, and climate policies that largely prohibit dev… Read More

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Tacoma Public Utilities has attracted a potential renewable hydrogen producer for the electrofuel service pilot the utility's board approved at its Oct. 28 meeting that aims to support production of fuels with low-carbon content. Read More

The Columbia Basin Partnership Task Force has released its Phase 2 report, concluding a four-year effort expected to serve as the foundation for a new collaborative process led by four Pacific Northwest states to build healthy and harvestable salmon runs in the Columbia Basin (CU No. 1974 [17]). Read More

Controlling climate change is one of the incoming administration's top four priorities, President-elect Joe Biden said Nov. 7 in declaring victory in the presidential election and kicking off the 10-week transition to his Jan. 20 inauguration. Read More