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Study Warns: Expect '50-Year Floods' Annually By 2050

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Malibu's Carbon Beach, also known locally as "Billionaire Beach," will see significant sea level rise over time because of the effects of climate change. (James Bernal for LAist)
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Researchers forecasting what flooding will look like as climate change continues to warm the Earth reached this dire conclusion:

Our society has yet to fully comprehend the imminence of the projected regime shifts in coastal hazards and the consequences thereof.

That new study in Nature Scientific Reports spredicts that dangerously high water levels we now expect to see only once every 50 years will instead take place:
  • Annually by 2050
  • Daily by 2100

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