Report: ‘Retreat’ Is Not an Option as a California Beach Town Plans for Rising Seas

This article discusses how a California town intends to adapt to sea level rise. ‘Retreat’ Is Not an Option as a California Beach Town Plans for Rising Seas. It discusses the 4th National Climate Assessment, Chapter 25: Southwest.

By midcentury, tens of millions of U.S. homes and billions of dollars of property are likely to be destroyed or made unusable by increased flooding from rising seas and storms, according to a recent climate report by the U.S. government.

“Sea level rise and storm surge could completely erode two-thirds of southern California beaches by 2100,” the report warns.

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