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The Los Angeles Times — Jon Christensen weighs in on L.A. voters’ demands for climate action

Los Angeles voters are alarmed by deadly heatwaves, destructive wildfires, and dangerous air pollution — and they want politicians to take major steps to reduce the city’s reliance on fossil fuels and prepare for a hotter future. “Do you care about extreme heat and being able to live comfortably in the city and get around the city comfortably? Do you care about reducing air pollution?” Jon Christensen, a UCLA environmental historian, asked. “Then you’ve got some issues the poll makes clear people really care about.”