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California Climate Stories

Climate action is happening right now—it’s coming from the ground up.

A full moon rising over one of the mitigation properties in Lancaster, California.
Striking a Balance A full moon rising over one of the mitigation properties in Lancaster, California. © Dave Lauridsen

Climate Stories

Our climate is changing. From megafires to sea level rise, we’re already experiencing the effects of global warming right here at home. But a better future is possible. Our science shows that California’s natural and working lands can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and protect people and wildlife from the harmful impacts of climate change. At TNC, we’re working to make that future a reality.

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