Study predicts rising heat and hardship for San Joaquin Valley farming communities

In a worst-case emissions scenario, half of the valley's eight counties will have average annual maximum temperatures over 80 degrees by 2100.

Study Predicts Rising Heat And Hardship For San Joaquin Valley Farming Communities

Los Angeles Times – by Louis Sahagún

Within three decades, the San Joaquin Valley’s annual average temperature could increase by 4 degrees, worsening water quality and health hazards in the impoverished communities of California’s agricultural heartland, according to a new regional climate change report.

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