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Scientists have built consensus around the probability that more powerful floods, fires, droughts and storms will occur with higher frequency as the Earth gets hotter.

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wildfire A firefighter battles flames in Canyon Country, California. (Photo: Jonathan Alcorn/Jonathan Alcorn/Bloomberg)

(Bloomberg) – Two-thirds of California’s beaches may be washed away by the end of the century, according to the state’s latest forecast.

California’s fourth statewide climate assessment details the increasingly dire impact of climate change, including rising seas, climbing temperatures, more land lost to wildfires and extreme water shortages. The Climate Change Assessment was issued Monday, the day before lawmakers moved to require all the state’s electricity to come from wind, solar and other clean sources by 2045.

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