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

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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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Southern California's coastal communities could lose 130 feet of cliffs this century as sea levels rise

Published: 
Wed, 06/27/2018 - 2:16pm

It’s not just beaches and sand that are disappearing as the ocean pushes inland. Sea level rise is also eating away at California’s coastal cliffs.

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Del Mar stands firm against 'planned retreat'

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Thu, 05/24/2018 - 10:48am

Del Mar’s City Council agreed Monday night that “planned retreat” will not be part of its long-term strategy for dealing with sea-level rise, despite the state Coastal Commission’s urging to include the idea.

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California faces a cascade of catastrophes as sea level rises

Published: 
Wed, 01/24/2018 (All day)

The first thing to go will be California's calling card: its beaches.