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  • Hurricane Ida in Louisiana: Caskets, vaults still displaced
    Hurricane Ida swept through Louisiana with furious winds that ripped roofs off buildings and storm surge so powerful it moved homes. What it wrought on the living it also wrought … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2021-10-12
  • Disturbances forecast to bring rain to Puerto Rico, Hispaniola, other parts of Caribbean
    Forecasters are monitoring two disturbances that could bring heavy rain to parts of the Caribbean this week. A system off the coast of North Carolina is also being monitored though … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2021-10-10
  • Did ‘The Lizard King’ use his Hollywood business to smuggle Florida turtles overseas?
    A Davie man who did federal prison time for buying smuggled wildlife now has been accused of snatching protected Florida turtles from the wild and smuggling them overseas to China, … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2021-10-06
  • Why Democrats’ climate goals may test their Latino appeal
    At a recent house party near the U.S.-Mexico border, the conversation with Democratic congressional candidate Rochelle Garza flowed from schools and taxes to immigration and efforts to convert an old … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2021-10-03
  • Red tide is back in Southwest Florida and around Anna Maria Island. How bad is it?
    A patchy red tide continues to plague the coasts of Southwest Florida. The harmful algal bloom’s current range spans from offshore Charlotte to offshore Pasco County, including waters off of … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2021-09-30
  • Feds propose critical habitat for the Miami Tiger beetle. Can it derail water park plans?
    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed on Friday to give critical habitat designation to the Miami Tiger beetle under the Endangered Species Act, a move that could derail plans … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2021-09-04
  • New construction on Texas border worries immigration advocates and critics. Here’s why
    Environmentalists and immigration advocates are concerned about the construction of what seems to resemble a border wall about a half-mile north of the Rio Grande in Mission, Texas. The structures … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2021-09-03
  • There are 2 Atlantic systems — and one may become a tropical depression, forecast says
    Forecasters are monitoring two disturbances in the Atlantic, one that could turn into a tropical depression by early next week. One of the disturbances was just inland over Africa early … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2021-08-05
  • Florida ‘backing off’ from Piney Point cleanup, pressures site owner for shutdown plan
    Florida’s top environmental leaders have taken a step back from managing the cleanup of the troublesome Piney Point industrial site, according to an update from Manatee County Administrator Scott Hopes. … Click to Continue » ... read more
    Source: Climate – Miami Herald 1Published on 2021-08-04
  • 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
  • California Attorney General Launches Probe After ‘Disaster’ Oil Spill
    “The oil spill off the coast of Huntington Beach is an environmental disaster," Attorney General Rob Bonta said. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-10-11
  • Pope Francis Tells Lawmakers To Get Their Act Together On Climate Change
    “We owe this to the young, to future generations,” the 84-year-old pope said. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-10-09
  • Riding Out Hurricane Ida On Louisiana’s Last Inhabited Barrier Island
    People who live on Grand Isle have endured decades of destruction, and they've always rebuilt. This time might be different. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-10-09
  • Google To Cut Off Ad Money For YouTube Videos That Spread Climate Change Denial
    The decision comes amid increased warnings about the threat of global warming ahead of the U.N. climate summit later this month. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-10-07
  • White House Moves To Scrap Trump-Era Rewrite Of Key Environmental Law
    The Trump rule allowed agencies to ignore climate change when reviewing infrastructure projects and cut the public out of the process. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-10-06
  • The Planet Lost 14% Of Coral Reefs In 10-Year Period, Startling Report Finds
    Climate change remains the greatest threat to the iconic structures, which are disappearing around the globe at dire rates. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-10-05
  • Caesars Palace To Host 3-Day Climate Denier Conference
    Casino giant Caesars Entertainment, a self-proclaimed industry leader on climate, is slated to welcome Heartland Institute’s annual confab of climate denial and misinformation. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-10-04
  • ‘Betrayal’: Greta Thunberg Loses It On ‘So-Called’ World Leaders
    “Our hopes and dreams drown in their empty words and promises," the Swedish climate activist said. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-09-30
  • Hurricane Ida Devastation Lingers In Louisiana 1 Month Later
    A month after Hurricane Ida, small communities along Louisiana’s southeastern coast are still without power or running water. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-09-29
  • What A 1921 Texas Flood Tells Us About The Latino Climate Struggle Today
    A new book, "West Side Rising," tells the story of the storm that ravaged San Antonio's Latino community and gave rise to a political movement still growing today. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-09-27
  • Stephen Colbert Has A Pointed Message For Old People Blocking Climate Action
    The "Late Show" host even turned on his special "ye olden cam" to address elderly viewers. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-09-23
  • Biden Pledges To Double U.S. Climate Aid. It’s Still A Fraction Of What’s Needed.
    Even if the president persuades Congress to fund his proposal, it'll still be less per year than what the U.S. spends on a single aircraft carrier. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-09-21
  • Why Some Activists Want To Postpone This Year’s Big Climate Summit
    Low vaccination rates in poor countries and onerous quarantines risk tilting 2021's U.N. climate talks further in rich nations' favor. Advocates worry that’s by design. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-09-15
  • New Cable Ad Pitches Biden’s Big Climate Proposal As Apple-Pie Americana
    The 30-second spot puts a cheerful, patriotic face on the policy many see as the last, best chance of quickly cutting power plant emissions. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-09-13
  • More Than 100 Birds Found Covered In Oil After Hurricane Ida Refinery Spill
    Some oiled birds have already been rescued from the Alliance Refinery spill, but the operation could take weeks, Louisiana wildlife officials say. ... read more
    Source: Climate – HuffPo 2Published on 2021-09-11
  • France to ban plastic packaging for most fruit and vegetables from January 2022
    France will ban plastic packaging for nearly all fruit and vegetables from January 2022 in a bid to reduce plastic waste, the environment ministry said on Monday. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2021-10-11
  • Costa Rica’s president says climate change is ‘biggest challenge of this generation’
    Costa Rica abolished its army back in 1948, and 99 percent of its energy is renewable. The small country is an exception in Latin America. Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado Quesada sat down for an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24. Ahead of November's COP26 conference in Glasgow, he laid out several concrete proposals to fight ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2021-09-24
  • ‘We have your back,’ Biden promises Louisiana in visit after Hurricane Ida
    Less than a week after Hurricane Ida ravaged the Gulf Coast, US President Joe Biden was in Louisiana on Friday to get an up-close view of the damage and offer assistance from the federal government. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2021-09-03
  • Global environment conference in Marseille to focus on wildlife protection
    The perilous state of the planet’s wildlife will be laid bare when the largest organisation for the protection of nature begins on Friday, hoping to galvanise action on the world’s intertwined biodiversity and climate crises. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2021-09-03
  • Study links Texas winter freeze, power outages to polar vortex
    Warming of the Arctic caused by climate change has increased the number of polar vortex outbreaks, when frigid air from the far north bathes the central and eastern United States in killer cold, a study finds. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2021-09-03
  • Death toll rises after Storm Ida sparks ‘historic’ flash floods in New York area
    Flash flooding caused by the remnants of Hurricane Ida killed at least 44 people in the New York area overnight into Thursday, including several who perished in basements during the "historic" weather event officials blamed on climate change. ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2021-09-02
  • Thousands of Lebanese protesters demand justice one year after Beirut blast
    Lebanon on Wednesday marked a year since a cataclysmic explosion ravaged Beirut, with a mix of grief over lost lives and rage at the impunity for its worst peacetime disaster, which occurred at a time when the economy was already in tatters. While a memorial service took place at the port, thousands ... read more
    Source: Climate – France 24 – 3Published on 2021-08-04
  • 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