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North Coast Could Miss Some Effects Of Climate Change

Ellin Beltz, Public Domain
Humboldt Bay, looking north toward King Salmon.

The "Lost Coast" might not stay lost for long.  Especially when the rest of the country realizes that California's northwest coast might have an easier time with the effects of climate change. 

Effects will be felt, says Michael Furniss at Humboldt State University, but temperatures will generally be cooler than anywhere else in California.  He lays out his findings in a visit to The Exchange, hastening to add that he's talking about the difference between getting hit by a motorbike and getting hit by a truck, metaphorically.

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The Jefferson Exchange is Jefferson Public Radio's daily news program focused on issues, people and events across Southern Oregon and Northern California. Angela Decker is the program's senior producer, Charlie Zimmermann is the assistant producer, and Geoffrey Riley hosts the show.