UCLA research (2015) on heat projections in L.A. cited in Curbed LA

August 19, 2019

A Curbed LA article reminds readers that temperatures in Los Angeles are going to get a lot hotter as the climate changes. The article references a UCLA study on climate modeling published in the Journal of Climate that found that the number of days in Downtown L.A. when temperatures top 95 degrees could nearly triple by 2050.

Authors of the study include:

Alex Hall (professor of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences)
Daniel B. Walton (Postdoctoral Researcher, UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability)
Fengpeng Sun (Former Assistant Researcher, UCLA)

The Sustainable LA Grand Challenge’s goals and 2015 five-year workplan were informed by UCLA’s climate modeling research.

Read the full article in Curbed LA.