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Hotter, Drier, And On Fire: Will The IE Still Be Livable In 2100?

Thursday, January 9, 2020, 7:30pm - 8:30pm

By the year 2100, the Inland Empire could be eight to 14 degrees hotter, rainfall could decline, and landscapes could be more likely to burn. 

But it’s not going to take until 2100 to feel those impacts. San Bernardino and Riverside counties are home to more than 4 million people who need to know what’s coming and how they can react.

KPCC’s senior science reporter Emily Guerin and KPCC In Person discussed this on stage with a panel of experts on January 9 at the University of Redlands.


Tim Krantz - professor of environmental studies at University of Redlands

Jonathan Parfrey - executive director of Climate Resolve

Kurt Schwabe - professor of environmental economics and policy at UC Riverside

Andrea Vidaurre - policy analyst at the Center for Community Action and Environmental Justice