USA Today covers California sea level threats to coastal housing

“Oceans rise, houses fall: The California beach dream home is turning into a nightmare”

USA Today now has covered the loss of coastal houses in California due to sea level rise.

Sea Level rise comes to the U.S.


Joel Shannon


September 22, 2022

CALIFORNIA – Tyree Johnson loved his apartment that overlooked the Pacific Ocean – until it started to crumble down a cliff into the sea.

For 15 years, he could enjoy sunsets over the water from his back porch in Pacifica, a few miles southwest of San Francisco.

Pods of dolphins swam by and hang gliders floated overhead. But all that splendor came with a risk: The bluffs were weakening, and the ocean was gnawing away below.

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