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Climate Change in California: Risk and Response

Fredrich J. Kahrl and David W. Roland-Holst

Abstract

California is synonymous with opportunity, prosperity, and natural beauty, but climate change will change the state's future and image. How can we expect the economy, natural resources, public health, agriculture, and our own livelihoodsto be affected? How will California's inhabitants (human, animal, and plant communities) adapt? What will it cost? This book is the first to address these and other questions so central to the long-term health of the state. While California is undeniably unique and diverse, the challenges it faces will be mirrored everywhere. This succinct and authoritative rev ... More

Keywords: climatechange, California, climate change adaptation, economics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780520271814
Published to California Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520271814.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Fredrich J. Kahrl, author

David W. Roland-Holst, author