Local Climate Snapshots

This interactive visualization provides a clear, well-documented snapshot of current and projected values of several climate variables for local areas in California. The climate variables include observed and projected temperatures, projected snowpack, areas vulnerable to flooding due to sea level rise, and projected increase in wildfires. The projected values come from expert sources and well-established climate models.

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California Energy Commission

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Teaching Tips

While a lot of information is conveyed by this interactive, its state-of-the-art design, graphics, and technical operation make it easy to use. It should work on any modern web-browser that runs Javascript and CSS well.