OPINION: California isn’t prepared for turbocharged storms like the ones we’re getting this week

Peter Gleick, hydroclimatologist, author, and senior fellow at the Pacific Institute in Oakland, opines that recent mega-storms show the immediate need to dramatically scale-up efforts to prepare California for both flooding and drought. We must adapt California’s water infrastructure to a current and projected climate regime rather than the hydrology of its past. Read more including, working examples of climate adaption practices and policies, and the urgency of moving now in this Los Angeles Times Opinion Piece:  https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2024-01-31/california-atmospheric-river-flood-rain-snow