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Climate Change and California’s Trickling Water Supply

How is California's water supply affected by climate change? From agriculture to hydroelectric power, climate change presents far-reaching problems spanning many industries. We ask Dr. Dan Cayan why

Climate Change and California’s Trickling Water Supply

Tom Fudge:   Earlier this month, an international consortium of scientists reported that global warming is on the march.  And it's almost certainly a result of the burning of fossil fuels.  So what does climate change mean for California?  Actually there are many studies that have addressed that question. And many of them have been authored or co-authored by researchers at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in San Diego.  Dan Cayan is director of the Climate Research Division at Scripps Institution.  

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Dr. Cayan will be giving a lecture called, "Climate Change and California's Water Supply" tonight, Tuesday from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the San Diego Natural History Museum.

Guest

  • Dr. Dan Cayan , director of the Climate Research Division at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and a researcher with the U.S. Geological Survey.

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