study forecasts a severe climate future for california

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Daniel Swain study mentioned in Santa Rosa Press Democrat: PG&E prepares for planned outages, but vows they will be smaller and shorter in 2020

PG&E executives claim shutting off the power is still an essential tool for preventing wildfires and Californians can expect to lose power during risky fire weather again.  California’s warmest years on record occurred from 2014 to 2018, according to a study by study by climate scientist Daniel Swain and his colleagues at University of California Los Angeles. Autumn precipitation has decreased 30% over the past four decades in California while temperatures have overall risen.