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Essential California: Some of your favorite beaches will be hit hard by global warming

Essential California: Some of your favorite beaches will be hit hard by global warming

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Friday, May 19, and here’s what’s happening across California:

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Global warming will hit Southern California beaches hard

The effects of rising oceans on coastal flooding may be even worse than we thought. Scientists have found that a mere 10 to 20 centimeters of sea-level rise — which is expected by 2050 — will more than double the frequency of serious flooding events in many parts of the globe,...

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