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Climate Change is the New Normal, says Michele Barbato

September 7, 2022
A wildfire charges up a mountain slope, producing a thick haze of smoke

As California broils under triple-digit temperatures, Dr. Michele Barbato, faculty director of the CITRIS Climate Initiative and co-director of the UC Davis Climate Adaptation Research Center, says climate change is to blame.

“Putting AC everywhere can seem like a solution, but it’s not a long-term solution,” he tells the Sacramento Bee. “We are using more energy and that is increasing climate change. We are making the moving target further away from us.”

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