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Top 10 signs of climate change in Northern California
by Bay Nature
Saturday Sep 7th, 2013 10:09 AM
Bay Nature culled the top 10 signs of climate change in Northern California from a recently released report by the California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA), Indicators of Climate Change in California (see: ).
Here are the Top 10 signs from the report that climate change is really here in Northern California:

1. Crissy Field, San Francisco: Rising sea levels
2. Sacramento River: Decline in spring run off from the Sierra Nevada
3. Sierra Nevada: Glacial melt
4. Clear Lake: Rise in lake water temperature
5. Monterey Bay: Ocean acidification
6. Yosemite National Park: Massive wildfires
7. Point Reyes National Seashore: Change in Migratory Bird Patterns
8. Solano County: Earlier spring flights for butterflies
9. Sacramento River: Decline in chinook salmon
10. Sierra Nevada: Changing vegetation patterns in forests

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by dddddd
Saturday Sep 7th, 2013 9:08 PM
90 degrees in bay area.