On February 12, 2017, nearly 200,000 Californians got the order to flee for their lives. Read more about Hell or High Water: How Will CA Adapt to the Anthropocene? »
Editors’ Note: The Summer 2014 issue of California magazine is called “This is the End.” Every day this week: a different catastrophic scenario.
California’s climate, long known for having a sunny, likeable disposition, is poised to become a major bad actor. As anthropogenic climate change threatens the Sierra Nevada snowpack and brings even more uncertainty to a region already prone to extreme drought and flooding, catastrophic weather events may define our future. Read more about Doomsday 3: California May Oscillate Between Drastic Droughts and Deluges »