Friday, May 20, 2022

Tag: climate change

Citizen project measures just how hot Miami can get (includes video...

FIU’s Shading Dade is a citizen science project for volunteers to measure the high temperatures in the area's public areas. These areas can include bus...

More South Floridians buy locally grown food to combat climate change...

With climate change becoming an increasingly prevalent worry for South Floridians, many are starting to change their habits to reduce yearly carbon emissions. One...

Volunteers remove 31,500 pounds of waste from South Florida beaches

A volunteer organization started by a Miami local has collected and disposed of 31,552 pounds of waste from South Florida beaches since 2019. Clean This...

Green New Dade: The local version of Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal...

The Sunrise Movement aims to stop climate change and create millions of jobs in the process. Founded in 2017, its primary focus is to...

2020 Hurricane Season: This year’s damage could last for years, Part...

In 2017 Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico. With winds over 155 mph, the storm cut off 95% of power and cell service on the...

2020 Hurricane Season: Storms are increasing, intensifying, Part 1 (includes...

Forecasts for this year’s hurricane season predicted above-average activity with slower, stronger storms. Now that we are nearing the end of what’s been the...

Democratic socialists in Miami seek a third way

With the 2020 election just weeks away, the local Democratic Socialists of America chapter is reaching out to young voters dissatisfied with both President...

House on Fire: A podcast takes on climate change

Sitting in a soundproof room and talking into a microphone allowed 21-year-old Gabriela Rodriguez to make herself heard.  Florida International University environmental science major Gabriela...

Can the Biscayne Bay Coastal Wetlands project save us from global...

The future of Florida’s coastal communities is at risk due to the threat of rising seas. Like most cities built alongside bodies of water,...

Miami Beach spending millions to combat sea-level rise

Miami Beach is fighting a million-dollar battle against sea-level rise. Over the next few months, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will bring in 100...