The projected climate change over the next 20 years predicts temperatures will continue to rise. Residents from Oregon are already selling their homes and moving to Kelowna, BC in preparation.
BC meteorologist and resident, Johanna Wagstaffe, is currently producing a podcast called 2050: Degrees of Change to explore the challenges and promote awareness.
Experts, such as Johanna Wagstaffe, agree that the crucial tipping point is a 2 degree celsius temperature increase. In BC, rising temperatures increase the risk of extensive damage caused by wildfires and severe flooding.