“Climatologists are projecting that in coming decades, the beaches of the South Bay and the first block of homes and development could be inundated by storm surges hugely intensified by increases in sea level.  Local cities, such as Hermosa Beach, are updating their General Plan to include the challenges of sea level rise, Manhattan Beach has taken steps to move the city off fossil fuel energy sources by 2025 and the South Bay Cities Council of Governments was awarded close to a million dollars by California’s Strategic Growth Council to complete a climate action plan for the entire South Bay region that integrates transportation, land use, and greenhouse gas emissions issues together” writes Kelley Kim.

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