All areas of our region are projected to get warmer as a result of climate change. In addition to the human health consequences of extreme heat, residents will soon find they are paying more just to keep themselves cool and comfortable.
Despite a certain rise in temperatures, we can take actions to fight climate change while also making life better for Angelenos. We can keep temperatures down on extreme heat days with cool surfaces and green spaces, as well as efforts to increase clean energy and energy efficiency. These actions to curb the heat island effect will make us more resilient and comfortable.