About the Oregon Climate Change Research Institute: This Oregon University System institute was created by the 2007 Oregon Legislature and housed at Oregon State University to conduct research, synthesize research results, and act as a resource for Oregon decision-makers on the physical, social and biological responses to climate change.

About the University of Washington Climate Impacts Group: Since 1995, the Climate Impacts Group has developed, delivered, and supported the use of information about local impacts of climate change by Northwest decision-makers.