From Covid to climate: Experts warn OC is walking unprepared into next public health crisis

Dr. Kathleen Treseder, a biology professor at the University of California, Irvine, warns that the effects of the climate crisis won’t be the same across the county. Treseder sees a situation where coastal residents experience impacts quite differently than inland residents. She also notes that inland communities like Santa Ana, and those even further inland like Riverside and San Bernardino, are much more impacted by poor air quality.