Can California’s coastline be saved? Study shows up to 70% could be wiped out by 2100 - The Mercury News | Agents of Behemoth |

In the not too distant future, California’s coastline and its iconic beaches could be washed away, leaving only cliffs behind. A new U.S. Geological Survey study found from 25% to 70% of California’s beaches could erode by 2100 due to rising sea levels caused by global temperature increases and greenhouse gas emissions.