Risk of severe droughts as a result of climate change/global warming



The metric score for each region is shown in the box adjacent to the bar graph for each region. Across all regions of the state, members of the public are concerned about the potential impact of climate change on drought conditions, where severe droughts can limit water availability to communities, agriculture, and natural systems. The overall score (36) is fairly low, indicating that most of the public is concerned about future water conditions due to climate change.