UCLA climate scientist comments on the future of California’s drought

January 19, 2017

Following a week of heavy rain and snow in the Sierra Nevadas, UCLA climate scientist Daniel Swain suggests that drought conditions in California are improving. According to Swain, snow is falling at lower temperatures, creating more snowpack and contributing to a water supply that will last well into the summer months. However, experts warn that as climate change progresses, rising temperatures may jeopardize this water supply in years to come.

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