UCLA study (2015) on heat projections for L.A. cited in New York Times story on cooling efforts

December 1, 2019

A New York Times article about the City of Los Angeles’ efforts to increase shade in underserved neighborhoods referenced a Alex Hall et al.’s 2015 study on climate modeling published in the Journal of Climate which found that the number of days in Downtown L.A. when temperatures top 95 degrees could nearly triple by 2050.

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The New York Times article highlights several cooling initiatives planned for Los Angeles, including the building of covers at hundreds of bus stops and the planting of 90,000 trees, in an effort to address the City’s inequitable distribution of shade and trees.

Read the full article in The New York Times