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  • Floridians are underpaying for flood insurance, study finds. Get ready for costs to rise
    If you live in Florida, you should probably be paying more for flood insurance. And you likely will be soon. That first finding is the conclusion of a new analysis … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2021-02-22
  • Endangered baby right whale washes up on Florida beach. A ship may be to blame
    A North Atlantic right whale calf was found dead on a northern Florida beach Saturday. The male mammal, which was about 22 feet long, appeared to have been hit by … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2021-02-16
  • Las Palmas, a ‘constraint’ in Everglades restoration, will get a $20 million seepage wall
    South Florida water mangers proposed building a $20 million curtain wall to protect properties in the Las Palmas, a small community that runs an increased risk of flooding as more … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2021-02-12
  • Bahamas Petroleum stops drilling, for now: ‘No commercial quantities’ found in exploratory well
    Bahamas Petroleum Company says it didn’t find enough oil to justify a commercial operation after drilling an exploratory well just 90 miles west of Andros Island, according to a regulatory … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2021-02-10
  • Texas-based oil company applies to build well pads and roads in the Everglades
    A Texas-based oil company has applied for permits to build well pads and access roads in preparation for future oil drilling inside Big Cypress National Preserve, which provides habitat for … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2021-02-05
  • ‘Falling iguanas’ weather may not wipe out invasive lizards but can make pythons easy pickings
    It’s frozen iguana weather again in South Florida and the green lizards have been spotted on driveways and by pools, cold-stunned but not dead. As soon as the sun comes … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2021-02-03
  • A whale died in the Everglades. Scientists now think they found a new species.
    A 38-foot, 30-ton whale that died in Florida Bay in January 2019 was thought to be a species of baleen whale known as a Bryde’s whale, named after Johan Bryde, … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2021-01-30
  • DeSantis proposes $1 billion fund to help local governments adapt to climate change
    Faced with mounting evidence that sea level rise and intensifying storms will cost Florida governments billions into the future, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday announced a $1 billion investment over … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2021-01-28
  • FEMA denies Irma money for three cities. One desperately needs it to pay off a loan
    The federal government has rejected millions of dollars in requests by three Miami-Dade County municipalities to pay for debris cleanup after Hurricane Irma, saying substantial parts of their submissions failed … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-12-02
  • FIU will employ high-tech computer modeling to track Biscayne Bay’s pollution problems 
    It’s no mystery what has triggered the algae blooms, fish kills and sea grass die-offs that have troubled Biscayne Bay over the last few years. It’s pollution. But what pollution, … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-12-02
  • ‘I can’t afford it’: 30,000 people are behind on FPL bills as power shutoffs resume
    In a little white bungalow in El Portal, a 60-year-old woman sweats. She lost her childcare job at the start of the pandemic, and with it, the paycheck that helped … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-12-01
  • Dutch climate activists take Shell to court over emissions
    A group of environmental organizations backed by thousands of Dutch citizens is launching a civil case Tuesday against the energy giant Shell, asking a court to order the multinational to … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-12-01
  • 30 named storms: Record hurricane season comes to a close
    A record-setting Atlantic hurricane season that saw the highest number of named storms officially came to a close Monday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said the 2020 Atlantic hurricane … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-11-30
  • Police officer sues over nude photo that other cops falsely said was her, CA suit says
    A Los Angeles Police Department captain said in a lawsuit that her fellow officers shared a nude photo of a woman who looked like her, creating a hostile work environment. … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-11-30
  • US military delivers supplies to Honduras communities recovering from hurricanes
    The US military helped deliver humanitarian supplies to communities in isolated areas of eastern Honduras on November 28, as the country attempts to recover from Hurricanes Eta and Iota. Footage shows Joint Task Force-Bravo flying in. … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2020-11-30
  • 4 More States Propose Harsh New Penalties For Protesting Fossil Fuels
    Industry-designed bills to silence climate protests are under consideration in Arkansas, Kansas, Minnesota and Montana. More are likely to come. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-02-20
  • Seagrass Is A Vital Weapon Against Climate Change, But We’re Killing It
    Seagrasses don't get as much attention as coral reefs, but these "hidden forests" store carbon, keep the water clear and are a vital habitat for marine life. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-02-20
  • GOP Senators Attack Biden’s Interior Secretary Pick For Wanting To Protect Land, Air
    Turns out that Deb Haaland, a Native American lawmaker determined to tackle climate change, scares Republicans bankrolled by the oil and gas industry. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-02-18
  • Bill Gates: Texas Governor ‘Wrong’ To Blame Wind And Solar Energy For Blackouts
    Gates, who has warned that climate change will prompt more extreme weather, stressed that natural gas failures caused much of the state's power crisis. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-02-18
  • U.S. Needs To Brace Itself For More Deadly Storms, Experts Say
    This week’s storms, which have killed at least two dozen people, fit a pattern of worsening extremes under climate change. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-02-18
  • SZA Wants To Turn Your Attention To Environmental Racism
    The “Good Days” artist discussed her new partnership with Tazo, her growth since “Ctrl” and her forthcoming studio album. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-02-17
  • Millions Of Texans Without Power As Snow Storm Slams U.S.
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued a disaster declaration for all of the state’s 254 counties. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-02-15
  • Bill Gates: Fight Against Climate Change ‘Like A World War’
    The billionaire said fighting climate change would take dramatic innovation over the next 30 years on a scale unlike any in human history. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-02-15
  • Ikea’s Ambitious Plan To Make Its Cheap Furniture Last Forever
    To erase its massive climate footprint, Ikea needs to change how it makes its products and how you buy them. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-02-10
  • Fossil Fuel Air Pollution Linked To 1 In 5 Deaths Worldwide, New Harvard Study Finds
    The research will likely amplify calls to rapidly transition off of oil, gas and coal for reasons beyond curbing climate change. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-02-09
  • Trump Tower In Chicago Liable For Violating State Environmental Laws, Judge Rules
    The Trump high-rise sucked up millions of gallons of water daily from the Chicago River without a valid permit, according to a Cook County judge. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-02-06
  • Planting Trees Sounds Like A Simple Climate Fix. It’s Anything But.
    We need forests to fight climate change, but planting trees to cancel out emissions is a lot harder than it looks. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-02-05
  • Biden EPA Pick Pledges To Take Swift Action On Climate, Fix Trump-Era Damage
    Michael Regan, currently North Carolina's top environmental regulator, would be the first Black man to lead the powerful federal agency. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-02-03
  • Biden’s Climate Day Confronts A Tricky Question: What Should We Do About Mining?
    As the new president broke from the old on climate issues, his nominee for energy secretary revealed one potential area of continuity. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-01-28
  • Senate Climate Hawk Ends 9-Year Run Of Speeches, Citing Hopes Under Biden
    "The conditions are at last — at last — in place for a real solution" to climate change, said Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-01-27
  • New York’s notorious Rikers Island jail could become a renewable energy hub
    It’s long been one of the United States' most infamous jails. Now Rikers Island looks set to become a renewable energy hub, a plan for which New York City environmental justice organizers have campaigned since the closure of the jail complex was announced in 2019. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2021-02-12
  • Paris court finds French state guilty in landmark lawsuit over climate inaction
    A Paris court on Wednesday found the French state guilty of failing to meet its commitments to curb greenhouse gas emissions in a landmark ruling hailed by activists as a "historic victory for climate". ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2021-02-03
  • In appointing John Kerry to top role, Biden shows he’s serious about climate
    By appointing former senator and secretary of state John Kerry as the first ever US climate leader, President-elect Joe Biden is sending a clear message. He's not only reversing President Donald Trump’s reversal of America’s commitments to fighting climate change – he also plans to push these commitments much further. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-11-25
  • Rescuers search for bodies as Central America counts cost of Hurricane Iota
    Rescue workers dug through mounds of thick mud Thursday in the grim search for bodies as Central American countries began to count the cost of Hurricane Iota, which left at least 44 people dead amid a wave of destruction. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-11-20
  • Top court gives France 3 months to fulfil climate change commitments
    In a ruling hailed by campaigners as "historic", France's top administrative court on Thursday gave the government a three-month deadline to show it is taking action to meet its commitments on climate change. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-11-19
  • Hurricane Iota makes landfall in Central America, bringing catastrophic winds
    Hurricane Iota began whipping a remote coastal area of Nicaragua with catastrophic winds, storm surges and rain on Monday evening, as the region's leaders blamed climate change for destruction that is pushing millions closer to hunger. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-11-16
  • Biden could face a ‘Green divide’ if he wins the US election
    While the US election still hangs in the balance, a win by Democrat Joe Biden comes with the promise of the US rejoining the Paris climate agreement, as he has vowed to do on his first day in office. But doing so risks widening the divide not only between disaffected Donald Trump voters who want to protect traditional jobs in oil and gas ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-11-05
  • Election could ‘make or break’ international climate policy as US exits Paris climate accord
    The United States left the Paris accord on Wednesday, becoming the first country to ever withdraw from an international climate change pact as the fate of its presidential election hangs in the balance. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-11-04
  • US elections: How Donald Trump has rolled out red carpet for wealthiest Americans
    Donald Trump's presidency has been resolutely pro-business, with massive tax cuts, as well as tax breaks to attract investors near low-income urban areas. According to his supporters, such policies have helped lower the US poverty rate by two points over the past four years. Others argue that Trump's efforts to create a permissive fiscal ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-11-03
  • Western Turkey earthquake death toll climbs to 100
    The death toll from a powerful earthquake which hit western Turkey rose to 100 on Tuesday, the country's disaster authority said. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-11-03
  • 2020 set to rank among hottest years on record despite ‘La Nina’ cooling, UN says
    Global temperatures boosted by climate change will still be higher than usual despite the cooling effect of a “moderate to strong” La Nina weather phenomenon, the UN said Thursday. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-10-29
  • Thousands of climate activists appeal to Brussels to withdraw farm policy
    Thousands of climate activists have added their names to a new campaign spearheaded by Greta Thunberg, asking the European Commission to retract a farming policy that they say would make it impossible to reach the EU’s climate goals.  ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-10-25
  • Final US debate, Trump’s anger at health experts and focus on mail-in ballots
    On November 3, US citizens will elect their new president. The country is currently dealing with racial and social tensions, as well as environmental issues and the challenges brought forth by the coronavirus, which has already killed more than 220,000 Americans. With so much at stake, this election is set to be crucial in shaping the country’s future trajectory. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-10-23
  • Supreme Court hearings, voting challenges, battle for seniors and final debate
    On November 3, US citizens will elect their new president. The country is currently dealing with racial and social tensions, as well as environmental issues and the challenges brought forth by the coronavirus, which has already killed more than 200,000 Americans. With so much at stake, this election is set to be crucial in shaping the country’s future trajectory. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-10-16
  • Weakening to tropical storm, Delta hits hurricane-battered Louisiana, Texas
    Ripping tarps from already damaged roofs and scattering debris piled by roadsides, Delta inflicted a new round of destruction on Louisiana as it struck communities still reeling after Hurricane Laura took a similar path just six weeks earlier. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2020-10-10