sea level rise

Shrinking Shores Event Photos

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 10:48pm

Thanks for coming out to learn about how sea level rise will affect our local beaches.

Shrinking Shores Event

Event Date: 
Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 10:00am
Santa Monica Beach
North of Annenberg Community Beach House, West of the Bike Path by Lifeguard Tower 2
Santa Monica, CA 90402
In anticipation of World’s Ocean Day, Join us for Shrinking Shores
Explore climate change impacts and solutions on Santa Monica’s beaches
The City of Santa Monica's Office of Sustainability and the Environment and Sustainable Works are working with the State Coastal Conservancy and coastal communities across California to educate and engage the community on the impacts of sea level rise. 


An Up-Close Look At A Delaware-Sized Iceberg About To Break From Antarctica

Wed, 02/22/2017 (All day)

New video provides an up-close look at a Delaware-sized iceberg on the verge of breaking off Antarctica.



Tue, 02/07/2017 (All day)

There's a glacier in Antarctica so immense that, if it melted, would raise sea levels globally by 3.5 metres.

It's melting. Right now.


Want to See Global Warming's Potential Impact on Santa Monica Beaches?

Mon, 11/21/2016 (All day)

A few decades from now, your favorite sunning spot along the beach in Santa Monica could succumb to the fish as a result of global warming and an expected rise in sea level. It sounds like the plot of a summer blockbuster, but a group of scientists is using technology to visualize this potential real-life scenario.