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Officials urge Californians to prepare for climate change

Officials urge Californians to prepare for climate change

By Steve Scauzillo, San Gabriel Valley Tribune


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LOS ANGELES >> Like saving for retirement or hoarding food and water for The Big One, Californians should get ready for the effects of global climate change, state and federal policymakers said Wednesday

Among the potential changes discussed at The Autry Museum: severe weather, droughts, floods, rising sea levels, travel delays, hotter inland temperatures, even something as odd as the loss of the spring season.

With those potential changes in the future, representatives of Gov. Jerry Brown and President Barack Obama spoke about incorporating a climate response plan into every level of government, from road building to hydroelectric energy to weather forecasting.

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