Posted by: Sandy Steinman | September 17, 2018

California Faces Even More Severe Impact From Climate Change

The LA Times reports on the increased consequences of climate change for California

Heat waves will grow more severe and persistent, shortening the lives of thousands of Californians. Wildfires will burn more of the state’s forests. The ocean will rise higher and faster, exposing California to billions in damage along the coast.

These are some of the threats California will face from climate change in coming decades, according to a new statewide assessment released Monday by the California Natural Resources Agency.

Read full story in the LA Times at Climate change will be deadlier, more destructive and costlier for California than previously believed, state warns


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