Florida House Plan Targets Flooding, Sea Level RiseFloridians would be asked to approve a tax break for people who elevate their homes to avoid the threat of flooding, while up to $100 million a year would be set aside to help local governments combat rising sea levels, under proposals announced Friday by House Speaker Chris Sprowls, R-Palm Harbor.
Miami Beach Climate Change Plan Would See Iconic Palm Trees Swapped Out For Canopy TreesThe city of Miami Beach is looking ahead in hopes of solving some of their climate change concerns.
Property Developer’s Plan Would Dramatically Redesign Coastal Waterfront Off Biscayne BayConcerns about sea level rising and the impacts to Miami-Dade County got a huge boost this week, as a private company stepped up and hired an engineering firm to help come up with solutions to the problem.
From Asthma To Premature Births: Pediatricians Seeing Impacts Of Climate Change In ChildrenThe American Academy of Pediatrics calls climate change one of the top health threats to children around the world.
‘There’s No Vaccine For The Climate Crisis’: Environmental Group Hopes For Statewide Policy Action As President Biden Outlines National Plan“Our main economic engines, tourism and agriculture sectors, will be tremendously impacted.” said Yoca Arditi-Rocha, executive director of The CLEO Institute.
Republican Leaders In Florida House, Senate Look At Climate Change PlansPlanning work to address flooding from rising sea levels, similar to how the state maps out road and bridge projects for five years, is being considered by the new Republican leaders of the Florida House and Senate.
Report: Florida's Coral Reefs Among Most Damaged In U.S.A new report sounds an alarm on challenges with the nation’s ecosystem including a major decline in coral reefs around Florida.
‘Heat Of Florida Will Kill Many More’: Rep. Donna Shalala Compares Threat Of Climate Change To COVID CrisisClimate change and concerns over global warming took center stage Wednesday at the Frost Science Museum in Downtown Miami.
Florida Takes Step To Protect Coasts From Rising Sea LevelsA new Florida law now requires public coastal construction projects to first be reviewed for impacts on the state's fragile seashore because of rising sea levels.
$4.6B Plan Outlined To Protect Miami From Climate ImpactsThe feds are proposing a $4.6 billion plan to protect the low-lying Miami area from the effects of climate change, including the construction of miles of sea walls.
Amazon's Jeff Bezos Pledges Billions To Fight Climate ChangeThe world's richest man is pledging ten billion dollars to fight climate change.
Climate Change Poses Threats To Future Super Bowls In MiamiThis weekend's forecast for the Super Bowl is just plain 'super', but looking down the line, dark clouds are forming for future games in South Florida.
Florida Creates Task Force On Sea-Level RiseState lawmakers have created a task force that will investigate how best to protect Florida's 1,350 miles of coastline amid rising sea levels.
It's A First, South Florida Town Sets Up "Resilience Fund" For Climate ChangeLooking to the future, the town of Surfside is believed to the first US town or city to create a fund that will be used to help residents impacted by climate change.
‘The Keys Are Not Going To Save Everybody’: Officials Could Let Roads, Homes Be Swallowed Up By Rising SeaThere are troubled waters on the horizon for the Florida Keys. Monroe County made a shocking announcement Wednesday that some roads and homes may be surrendered to the sea. It's all because of sea level rise.