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Are Californians Prepared for the Next Natural Disaster? October 17 2019 Although a solid majority of Californians are concerned about the impact of a natural disaster, less than one-third say they are very knowledgeable about how to prepare for one.
Video: Californians and Their Government October 8 2019 PPIC’s latest statewide survey looks at the 2020 Democratic presidential primary in California as well as residents’ views on the general direction of the state, the performance of federal and state elected officials, and other timely issues.
How Climate Change Drives Disaster Cascades January 29 2019 California has had a devastating series of natural disasters in recent years. We talked to Amir AghaKouchak of UC Irvine about how climate change amplifies natural hazards.
Could Wildfires Affect the 2020 Census? September 19 2018 Among their many devastating long-term effects, disasters may elevate the risk of undercounting some communities in the upcoming census.
Hurricanes Are Getting Worse. California Should Take Note September 17 2018 California is no stranger to extreme floods that rival hurricanes in terms of damages. These actions could help reduce risks.