The financial costs of climate change: California wildfires: Businesses face ruin as blaze rages

Much of California’s avocado crop has been destroyed by wildfires that have ripped through the southern part of the state, industry experts say.

“We’ve lost at least several hundred acres of avocados, probably more,” the California Avocado Commission told agriculture news site AgNet West.

About 90% of US avocados are grown in California, and the industry is worth millions to the economy.

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