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Climate Change, Hot Topic At Senate Panel Hearing On Miami Beach

The coastal effects of climate change will be the focus of a U.S. Senate subcommittee hearing on Miami Beach.

04/22/2014

Image Credit: NASA SVS/NASA Center for Climate Simulation

New NASA Study Warns Of Climate Change’s Pace

NASA jumped back into the discussion of global climate change Tuesday with a new study that showed Earth’s climate will experience roughly 20 percent more warming than estimates originally stated, despite a recent slowdown.

CBS Miami–03/11/2014

BIG PINE KEY, FL - SEPTEMBER 11:  Phillip Hughes an Ecologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service inspects dead buttonwood trees as live mangrove trees grow nearby after the buttonwood over a recent period of time has succumbed to salt water incursion on September 11, 2013 in Big Pine Key, Florida. As sea levels rise scientists continue to observe the changes in the vegetation which Hughes said, over the last 50 years has seen the Florida Keys upland vegetation dying off and being replaced by salt tolerant vegetation. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida’s Mangroves Expand Up State’s Atlantic Coast

Florida’s mangroves are moving further up the state’s east coast, the latest indicator of global climate change.

01/04/2014

Florida Keys

Florida Keys Water Woes

Climate change and a rising sea level could put the Florida Keys in danger of being unlivable according to South Florida experts worried about what will happen to the island chain in just a matter of decades.

07/02/2013

The White House honored Broward County environmental official Jennifer Jurado. (Source: Miami Herald via Jennifer Jurado)

White House Honors Broward Scientist As “Champion Of Change”

Jennifer Jurado, who heads the Broward County Natural Resources Planning and Management Division, was among 12 people identified by the White House as “Champions of Change”.

CBS4–04/13/2013

Democrat And Republican

Poll Paints Grim Picture For GOP

A new nationwide poll from USA Today/Pew Research pulls back the curtain on what the public wants Washington to focus on in 2013 and beyond; and the results couldn’t be worse for many of the positions the Republican Party is taking on major policy issues.

CBS Miami–02/21/2013

Caroline Lewis  (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Climate Change

Local experts discuss the effect of rising sea levels with CBS4′s Jim DeFede.

CBS4–09/30/2012

Tamarac City Hall (Source: City of Tamarac)

Tamarac Wins Environmental Emerald Award

The City of Tamarac now has an emerald in its crown, thanks to its environmentally-friendly policies.

03/25/2011