Did you know that Southern California is not a desert? That’s a common misconception!
Our region is actually one of just five regions in the world with a Mediterranean climate, which lends to cool, wet winters, and hot, dry summers. Even though the world’s Mediterranean zones are far-flung–including Southern California, central Chile, the Western Cape of South Africa, parts of Australia and the area surrounding the Mediterranean Sea–these regions have plenty in common.
As the world’s climate changes, forecasts show that Mediterranean-zone cities will experience an increase in extreme weather patterns, including droughts and flooding. … Read more >>