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Destruction from sea level rise in California could exceed worst wildfires and earthquakes, new research shows

Published: 
Wed, 03/13/2019 - 9:08pm

In the most extensive study to date on sea level rise in California, researchers say damage by the end of the century could be far more devastating than the worst earthquakes and wildfires in state history.

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Severe, chronic flooding will devastate California coast as sea levels rise, experts say

Published: 
Tue, 07/25/2017 - 10:09am

As glaciers melt amid the heat of a warming planet, scientists predict that coastal communities in the United States could eventually experience flooding from higher tides.