Category Archives: Sea Level Rise

Newport Beach Presentation on Sea Level Rise

Newport Beach Presentation on Sea Level Rise Newport Beach’s Speakout Newport group held an excellent presentation of the city’s response to sea level rise. The Newport Bay Balboa Island was built on dredged-up sand and confined by metal plates, about … Continue reading

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Sea Level Rise and Possible Increased Storms in Laguna Beach

Sea Level Rise and Possible Increased Storms in Laguna Beach Laguna Beach’s attractions have been the beaches, the canyon, the cliffs, the foliage, the artists who have settled here, and the community spirit and involvement. Our climate effects evaluation does … Continue reading

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Coverage of Downtown Laguna Beach from Different Flood Heights

We show maps of downtown Laguna Beach from flood heights beyond 6 feet above mean highest high tide.  There are of course two high tides and two low tides a day.  The average of the highest high tide is used … Continue reading

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Southern California King Tides in 2017/2018

Southern California King Tides in 2017/2018 The winter King Tides for Southern California are in early December and January. At Balboa Pier, Newport Beach, they will occur at the following dates and times, with associated heights above relative mean sea … Continue reading

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Projections for Sea Level Rise

Projections for Sea Level Rise in the Forth National Climate Assessment We summarize the data on past Global Mean Sea Level (GMSL) rise, on the recent increase in the rate of rise, and future projections for a century and two. … Continue reading

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Laguna Beach Natural Threats from Climate Change

Laguna Beach Natural Threats from Climate Change   While not a part of the Mayor’s Climate Protection Agreement, we should review climate change related threats. The most common may be nature of heavy rains from atmospheric rivers, or so called … Continue reading

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Comments on “An Inconvenient Sequel, Truth to Power” Film by VP Al Gore

Comments on “An Inconvenient Sequel, Truth to Power” Film by VP Al Gore I enjoyed the movie, and learned many things from it.  I think the public will learn much from it.  It did not exaggerate how fast global warming … Continue reading

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Larsen C Iceberg: Small Expansion of Cooling Water

Larsen C Iceberg: Small Expansion of Cooling Water There is a very minor secondary cooling effect of the melting iceberg A-68 that broke off from the Larsen C Antarctic Ice shelf in July, 2017. The water near the Iceberg is … Continue reading

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Trump’s Inhumanity to Children

Trump’s Inhumanity to Children While Trump personally cares about children, the people that he let draft his budget (Mick Mulvaney, head of OMB), or copied from the Koch and Mercer funded American Heritage Foundation, had no respect for children at … Continue reading

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