Sea-level Rise Poses Flood Risk to California

Climate change is expected to leave much of the state’s fabled shoreline awash in excess seawater before too long.

Nearly 500,000 people and $100 billion worth of property in coastal California are at risk of severe flooding from rising sea levels this century unless new safeguards are put in place, according to a study.

With global warming expected to lift ocean levels along the California shore by 1 to 1.4 meters (1 to 1.4 yards) before the year 2100, large tracts of the p Pacific coast also will be lost to accelerated erosion,  study found.
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