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Drier than usual in the Golden State

Bill Countryman

by Bill Countryman

Posted: 14 Mar 2014 @ 12:24

No one is immune from the effects of climate change, says Bill Countryman

I SOMETIMES tell newcomers to California that we do not have weather - just climate. We can expect rain in the winter and early spring; otherwise, it will be dry. The coastal summer will be kept cool by the fogbank just offshore. But the joke is increasingly on us, now, as signs of climate change appear everywhere. The one we are seeing now is drought.

This rainy season is nearly half over, without having yielded significant precipitation. The days are unusually warm. The vegetation ...

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