Climate change threatens California’s air quality, report says

As the Golden State shifts from coal to clean, economies in other states feel it too.

Tony Barboza | Los Angeles Times | Link to article

Climate change and extreme weather could set back decades of improvement in California’s air quality, a new report by the state’s pollution control officers says.

A higher number of extreme heat days from global warming will boost smog formation and increase severe wildfires that release harmful smoke into the air, according to an annual report released Wednesday by the California Air Pollution Control Officers’ Assn.


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