Climate News Roundup: February 12-18, 2017

Posted by on February 18, 2017

The Latest on Climate Change in Los Angeles and California, and Beyond

Solar Rising: “In its biggest year to date, the United States solar market nearly doubled its annual record, topping out at 14,626 megawatts of solar PV installed in 2016….” (Green Tech Media)

Water Rising: The Oroville Dam crisis shed a light on our need to prepare for climate impacts. (NY TimesUCLA IoES; Grist)

Temperature Rising: January’s global temperature was the third warmest since we’ve been keeping records. Meanwhile, new research indicates we can expect to lose 14 percent of our annual mild days by the end of the century. (NOAA)

Reading List

“Q&A: Associate Vice Chancellor Mark Gold Discusses Water Conservation” (Daily Bruin)

“How Cities Can Stand Up to Climate Change” (Curbed LA)

“What California’s Dam Crisis Says About the Changing Climate” (New York Times)