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  • Tom Dundon now sole owner of Carolina Hurricanes
    Tom Dundon is now sole owner of the Carolina Hurricanes after buying out the remaining shares of the NHL club held by Peter Karmanos and others. The league’s board of … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2021-06-30
  • Houston seethes over being frozen out of federal flood funds
    Residents of the East Aldine neighborhood of Houston are tired of their homes flooding during hurricanes and of worrying every time it rains because their streets and waterways don't drain … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2021-05-31
  • What’s new at Piney Point? Engineers close to sealing leaking pond with tons of sand
    It took a heavy steel plate, an underwater rover and more than 600 truckloads of sand to finally patch the torn liner at Piney Point and prevent the pond from … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2021-05-29
  • Underground flood wall approved for Las Palmas. Could Miami-Dade help with buyouts?
    Water managers are going to build a $14 million seepage wall to protect 119 properties in the west Miami-Dade community known as Las Palmas where flooding is likely to increase … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2021-03-11
  • 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
  • Biden’s Green Allies Launch Major Campaign As Bipartisan Deal Shrinks From Climate
    The League of Conservation Voters is going on its biggest off-year campaigning spree in history to push for serious climate infrastructure spending. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-06-25
  • Can We Trust Corporations To Deal With Their Own Waste?
    A federal bill that includes "extended producer responsibility" for waste is dividing environmentalists and renewing questions about corporate support. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-06-25
  • Voters Support Biden’s Infrastructure Package, Including Its Climate Provisions
    Republicans argue green energy investments don't belong in an infrastructure package. Polling shows the public disagrees. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-06-24
  • Great Barrier Reef Should Be Listed As ‘In Danger,’ UNESCO Says
    Back-to-back mass bleaching events have devastated large parts of the reef, prompting dire warnings of climate change. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-06-22
  • Extreme Heat Wave Threatens Vulnerable Communities In The West
    Heat is responsible for more deaths in the U.S. than all other natural disasters combined. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-06-18
  • Biden’s Climate Agenda Is Colliding With Trump’s Judiciary
    A Trump-appointed judge struck down Biden's pause on new federal oil and gas leases, dealing a blow to the administration's climate efforts. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-06-16
  • 50 Million Under Heat Warning As Extreme Temps, Drought Envelop Western U.S.
    Temperatures in the 110s and 120s are expected to grip Arizona, Nevada and western Colorado as the climate change-fueled heat wave continues. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-06-15
  • Jane Goodall: If We Don’t Make Peace With Nature, Expect More Deadly Pandemics
    The famed primatologist spent the quarantine broadcasting to the world about the threat of climate change, zoonotic disease and biodiversity loss. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-05-28
  • Forecast: 40% Chance Earth To Be Hotter Than Paris Climate Agreement Goal Soon
    “It’s a warning that we need to take strong action,” said Leon Hermanson, a climate scientist at the United Kingdom’s Met Center who helped on the forecast. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-05-27
  • Climate Activists Win Bid To Put New Members On Exxon’s Board
    The oil giant will face renewed pressure to better address climate change and shift away from fossil fuels. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-05-26
  • Exxon Board Fight Escalates Over Company’s Stance On Climate Change
    The conflict reflects pressure mounted by consumers and government officials over the global environmental crisis. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-05-25
  • Top Scientist Cuts Ties With National Lab After It Invited A Climate Denier To Speak
    A federal research facility’s prioritizing a politically connected darling of right-wing media over its own star scientist shows climate denialism’s lasting power. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-05-25
  • Biden Doubling Previous Spending On Natural Disaster Preparedness
    “It’s not about red states and blue states; it’s about having people’s backs,” Biden said of spending $1 billion to prepare for hurricanes and wildfires. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-05-24
  • Subtropical Storm Ana, First Named Storm Of The Year, Forms Near Bermuda
    Meteorologists predict the 2021 hurricane season will be busy, but not as record-breaking as 2021. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-05-22
  • Biden White House Reinstalls Top Climate Scientist Removed By Trump
    "It’s been my privilege to work with the nation’s best scientists and policymakers," Michael Kuperberg said of his return. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-05-20
  • Israel observes day of mourning for religious festival stampede victims
    Flags were lowered to half-mast on Sunday as Israel held a national day of mourning for 45 men and boys killed in a stampede at a packed ultra-Orthodox Jewish festival amid questions raised about accountability for one of the country's worst civilian disasters. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2021-05-02
  • Funerals for pilgrimage stampede victims in Israel resume after Sabbath pause
    Israel was preparing Saturday to bury more victims of a stampede that killed at least 45 people at a Jewish pilgrimage site, one of the nation's worst peacetime disasters. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2021-05-01
  • Talks with John Kerry, France’s teen violence problem and celebrating Women’s Day
    The world marked International Women's Day on March 8 with accolades for women making a difference, often at the risk of their own lives. In France, authorities grapple with a sharp rise in teen violence after a series of attacks;  freediving under the frozen lake at Tignes; coronavirus protesters occupy Paris theatres; and ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2021-03-12
  • Exclusive: ‘All countries need to do better,’ US climate envoy John Kerry tells FRANCE 24
    US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry granted an exclusive interview to FRANCE 24 at the US embassy in Paris. Kerry is on a trip to Europe to relaunch Washington's commitment to the fight against climate change. He said that with the election of Joe Biden, the US is ready ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2021-03-11
  • 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