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Hot, dry July weather breaks records across state

PULLMAN, Wash. – If you thought it seemed especially hot last month, even for summer, you’re right. Prosser’s average July 2013 high temperature was the warmest on record for any month since AgWeatherNet records began in 1990.  A Web based, publicly available system, AgWeatherNet provides access to near real-time weather data and value-added products from […]

WSU researchers aim to measure gas from space

PULLMAN – George Mount, professor in the WSU Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering’s Laboratory for Atmospheric Research, has been heavily involved in developing the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Orbiting Carbon Observatory satellite, set to launch from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base early tomorrow morning. The satellite is expected to measure precise carbon dioxide levels […]

Global warming, religion and politics part of Foley Institute’s public lectures

PULLMAN — The Thomas S. Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service will present a public lecture by Robert K. Musil, former executive director of Physicians for Social Responsibility, at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 21 in CUE 202. Musil, author of “Hope for a Heated Planet” (2009), will talk about climate change. His presentation, “How […]