Projected California megastorm given added edge by climate change

Earth Times: Recurring mega-storms hit California every 200 years, and the impact of the next one could be huge, according to a USC economist. At $1 trillion in economic loss, a potential megastorm could easily exceed the damage from the projected San Andreas earthquake - and climate change is boosting their destructive potential. Californians have long gotten used to living in the shadow of 'The Big One', a magnitude 7.0 earthquake that is predicted to hit the SoCal region hard, at some point in the future.......

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