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DAVIE, FL - MARCH 28:  Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks to the media as he attends the ribbon cutting for the opening of a I-595 Express Project on March 28, 2014 in Davie, Florida. The Governor finds himself dogged by questions about recent resignations by one of his top fundraisers, Mike Fernandez, as well as Gonzalo Sanabria, a longtime Miami-Dade Expressway Authority board member, who is reported to have resigned Thursday from his post to protest the disparaging and disrespectful treatment of Mike Fernandez, the former co-finance chairman of Gov. Rick Scotts campaign."  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Governor Scott Says He’ll Meet Scientists On Climate Change

Scientists from several Florida universities sent a letter to the state’s governor, asking for his attention regarding climate change.

07/16/2014

(Source: www.mydelraybeach.com)

Miami-Dade Urged To Accelerate Climate Change Plan

A South Florida task force is urging officials to take climate change into consideration by speeding up adaptation planning.

07/04/2014

(Source: National Park Service)

Everglades National Park Gets New Interim Superintendent

-The National Park Service announced a new interim superintendent for Everglades National Park and he has a specialty in climate change.

06/07/2014

Turbulence may bring up the price of airfare. (Source: CBS4)

Turbulent Times As Scientists Investigate Flight Troubles

Turbulence is becoming a bigger problem that it used to be according to some pilots and scientists are concerned it is a result of climate changes.

05/19/2014

Dr. Harold R. Wanless, Chairman of UM's Geological Sciences Dept., and Broward Commissioner Kristin Jacobs discuss the impact of climate change with Jim DeFede.  (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida – Climate Change

The climate report issued this week by the White House talks about the impact climate change on the country overall. There are particular concerns for South Florida, which Jim will address with his guests.

CBS4–05/12/2014

A neighborhood destroyed by Hurricane Sandy (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: More Extreme Weather To Come

You can blame extreme weather on climate change. That’s the finding of a new federal scientific report the White House released Tuesday.

05/06/2014

Ocean House

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

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