Global climate change is an environmental issue of considerable urgency, and one the Air Pollution Control District takes seriously. While climate scientists agree on the evidence, details and model-based predictions continue to evolve. Here in San Diego, leading scientists have prepared analyses outlining climate impacts that are already occurring – such as record temperatures, drought, and wildfires – and are expected to worsen. Governments at all levels are responding with regulations and voluntary commitments to address the impacts and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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