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August is coming. Prepare for climate calamity
By Sammy Roth | July 28, 2022 | Los Angeles Times
Lake Siskiyou is beautiful this time of year.
About 200 miles north of Sacramento, the artificial reservoir — formed by a dam on the Sacramento River — is ringed by quiet beaches that offer a cool respite from triple-digit heat. The views of Mt. Shasta are spectacular. When I visited last week, I saw double-crested cormorants, ospreys and great blue herons soaring over the water and ducklings swimming with their mother.
It’s a great spot to take a few days off from work. It’s also not immune to the climate challenges confronting California and the American West as we enter August — a crucial month for water supplies, wildfires, extreme heat and possible power shortages.
I’m not trying to be a downer. As I’ve written again and again, there’s a lot that can be done to stem the climate crisis.
But the next month could offer a nasty reminder of why climate action is so badly needed.
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