“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.
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.