Defense of Our Resources

I think the environment should be put in the category of our national security. Defense of our resources is just as important as defense abroad. Otherwise what is there to defend? Robert Redford

USA in “Top Ten” for Premature Pollution-Related Deaths

In a new study that will surprise absolutely no one, the Global Alliance on Health and Pollution (GAPH) found that pollution kills. The new data shows pollution still to be the largest environmental cause of premature death on the planet, killing 8.3 million people in 2017,2 or nearly one death in seven. These deaths are

Florida Ocean Alliance Stakeholder Meeting – November 14

According to a FOA press release dated June 24, 2019: “The state of Florida has awarded the Florida Ocean Alliance a grant to develop a much-needed Strategic Plan for Florida’s Oceans and Coasts. Senate President Bill Galvano championed the project as part of the Legislature’s focus on Florida’s ever-growing water issues. The Alliance will work

Environmental Crisis ⇔ Democracy Crisis

In order to address the environmental crisis, we’re going to have to spend some time fixing the democracy crisis. Vice President Al Gore in “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power”

King Tide + Hurricane Dorian = Miami Flood Alerts

Miami-Dade County has issued a “be ready” advisory in advance of Hurricane Dorian’s approach. According to the latest forecast models, Dorian will be passing somewhere over Florida at the same time as coastal Miami-Dade is experiencing King Tides. If Dorian comes ashore over Miami this weekend, the flooding could be severe. An already saturated ground,

Greta Thunberg Arrives in New York

Greta Thunberg, a sixteen-year-old Swedish girl, has captured the world’s attention with her year-long climate change activism. She is the genesis of “Fridays For Future” as more than 2 million teenagers have followed her lead and taken part in “climate strikes”. The movement began in August 2018 when Thunberg began skipping class to sit outside

Sept 14: Miami Climate Alliance General Meeting

Miami Climate Alliance is coming together to share campaign updates, learn about climate justice initiatives in our community, and celebrate our 2019 wins! WHEN: Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. WHERE: Miami Dade College – Wolfson Campus; 300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, Florida 33132; Chapman Conference Center Room 3210 Translation available in

Empty Chair on Climate Change

As the Amazon burns, Arctic melts, & catastrophic weather threatens,Trump is missing in action at the G-7’s climate change meeting. He leaves behind nothing but an empty chair. Future Majority on Twitter