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Up to 70% of California beaches could disappear by end of the century

California is known for golden sands and endless waves, but much of the state’s famous shoreline could vanish in the future. That’s according to a new study, which found that between 25% and 70% of California beaches might be washed away by the end of the century, leaving only cliffs or coastal infrastructure in their wake. The study used satellite data collected over the past two decades to examine California’s 1,100-mile-long coast. Researchers from the US Geological Survey (USGS) used those satellite images, combined with models of climate crisis-driven sea level rise ranging from 1.6 to 10ft, to estimate the shape and position of the state’s coastline by 2100. The amount of sea level rise will depend on how much carbon is pumped into the atmosphere now and in the future. https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2023/may/27/california-beaches-erosion-2100-study

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  • Sarah Chabane

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    This is frightening

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    • Grace Njeri

      55 w

      Action is really needed.

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      • Kevin

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        Action needs to be taken,fast.

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        • walter lungayi

          55 w

          Quick action is to be done here

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          • Elizabeth Gathigia

            55 w

            Actions should be taken to stop that from happening

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            • Daniel Waweru

              55 w

              Something should be done to deter this action

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