climate hotspots Feb 2

Point Reyes Climate Hotspot: Climate Change Lengthens Wildfire Season

Wildfire season used to begin in August and wrap up in November. In 2021, we’ve already had a red flag alert in January. Cal Fire says climate change is fueling this troubling trend, giving us an aver...

  • climate hotspots Feb 2

    Lagunitas Climate Hotspot: The Crippling of the Redwoods

    It used to be the redwoods in Marin County soaked in fog for an average of 12 hours a day. Now it’s just nine hours. Scientists blame that on climate change. NBC Bay Area’s Vianey Arana talks with Todd Dawson, an integrative biology professor at U.C. Berkeley about what the shift is doing to the trees and the redwood forests...

  • climate hotspots Feb 2

    Berkeley Climate Hotspot: Scorching the Bay Area

    It used to be the city of Berkeley had 15 days above 85 degrees. Now the average is 30 days a year. The longest standing weather station in Berkeley, which is located at UC Berkeley, recorded the climate change trend as it happened over the last 100 years. NBC Bay Area chief meteorologist Jeff Ranieri talks with Zeke Hausfather,...

  • climate hotspots Feb 2

    Discovery Bay Climate Hotspot: Choking of the San Francisco Bay

    When you look out over the San Francisco Bay it looks blue and beautiful. However, if you follow the waterway all the way up to Discovery Bay in the summer, you’ll see huge toxic algae blooms that are choking it and turning it green. NBC Bay Area’s Vianey Arana interviews senior scientist Jon Rosenfield from the San Franciso Baykeepers about....
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