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Contrary to most doomsday visions, climate change will probably make for smaller waves and calmer seas

Unfortunately, it's still going to suck.
a woman surfing

Catch the monster waves while you can.

As more and more greenhouse gases gather in Earth’s atmosphere, extreme weather is expected to rise. Wild weather like hurricanes drive big waves. So doesn’t that mean you’ll find some gnarly surfing opportunities before being inundated by Earth’s rising, churning oceans?

has bad/good news for you. If you don’t live in Australia, the answer is likely no. A research scientist at CSIRO’s Ocean Atmosphere Climate Science Centre, Hemer studies waves for a living. And what would seem

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