Drought ‘pretty likely,’ says UCLA climate scientist Daniel Swain in Mercury News

February 21, 2020

Daniel Swain, a climate scientist at UCLA, was quoted in The Mercury News about unusually dry conditions across California and the possibility of a drought later this year. 

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“Given what we’ve seen so far this year and the forecast for the next few weeks, I do think it’s pretty likely we’ll end up in some degree of drought by this summer,” Swain said. 

Read the full article in The Mercury News.

Daniel Swain currently holds joint appointments as a climate scientist within UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, a research fellow in the Capacity Center for Climate and Weather Extremes at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, and as the California Climate Fellow at The Nature Conservancy.