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UCLA and Zócalo Public Square hosted a panel discussion at the National Center for the Preservation of Democracy titled, “What Will California’s Coastline Look Like in 2100?” on July 10, 2019. Rosanna Xia (Environment Reporter at the Los Angeles Times) moderated the panel which focused on the dangers that climate change poses to the California coastline. Panelists Alex Hall (UCLA atmospheric and oceanic sciences), Sean Hecht (Environment, UCLA School of Law), and Effie Turnbull Sanders (California Coastal Commission member) discussed how sea level rise is likely to impact public and private interests along the California coastline. Panelists also discussed strategies for preventing the most catastrophic sea level rise scenarios.

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On July 9, 2019, Alex Hall (UCLA atmospheric and oceanic sciences) and Sean Hecht (Environment, UCLA School of Law) will join California Coastal Commission member Effie Turnbull Sanders to examine what the future has in store for California’s coastline. With sea levels projected to rise 55 inches by the end of the century, panelists will discuss what this means for the state’s water sources, roadways, transportation and more.

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