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Dear Los Angeles: How is climate change affecting you?

California is in the middle of a historic drought, with homes and businesses being asked to take drastic measures to save water.

The effects of climate change are now a part of daily life on the West Coast.

Restaurants are only serving water upon request, while surfers are leaving their wetsuits on the beach well into autumn.

BBC Pop Up video journalist Matt Danzico hit the streets of Southern California to see what Los Angeles residents have to say about how climate change is affecting their daily lives.

UN climate conference 30 Nov - 11 Dec 2015

COP 21 - the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties - will see more than 190 nations gather in Paris to discuss a possible new global agreement on climate change, aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions to avoid the threat of dangerous warming due to human activities.

Explained: What is climate change?

In video: Why does the Paris conference matter?

Analysis: Latest from BBC environment correspondent Matt McGrath

More: BBC News special report (or follow "COP21" tag in the BBC News app)

  • 02 Dec 2015
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