George Ban-Weiss

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Professor of environmental engineering at USC

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Climate models show that LA will keep getting hotter. Mayor Garcetti wants to do something about it -- reduce our average temperature by 3 degrees over the next 20 years.

Mayor Garcetti aims to make LA 3 degrees cooler

Climate models show that LA will keep getting hotter. Mayor Garcetti wants to do something about it -- reduce our average temperature by 3 degrees over the next 20 years.

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