Warmer days — and nights. Rising sea levels. Less water available in summer.
A report released Wednesday by state officials says climate change is affecting California’s ecosystem already in ways great and small.
The document looks at 36 indicators that measure aspects of climate change, including human-influenced causes of climate change such as greenhouse gas emissions and the impact of the changes on people and wildlife.
The report is the third assessment of climate change's effects in the past nine years by the California Environmental Protection Agency and the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment.
The latest effort shows “some of the trends are continuing, some of the trends are accelerating,” said spokesman Sam Delson of the health hazard office. Here are a few examples:
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