World Environment Day 2019

Today, China hosts the global World Environment Day celebrations with the theme: #BeatAirPollution. Approximately 7 million people worldwide die prematurely each year from air pollution, with about 4 million of these deaths occurring in Asia-Pacific. World Environment Day 2019 will urge governments, industry, communities, and individuals to come together to explore renewable energy and green

An Inconvenient Truth for Miami

“Miami, in terms of assets at risk, is the number one city at risk in the entire world for sea level rise. This is a major crisis.” ~~ Vice President Al Gore in “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power”

Celebrate ‘World Oceans Day’ 2019 Miami-Style

Next Saturday, June 8th, is World Oceans Day. On World Oceans Day, people around our blue planet celebrate and honor the ocean, which connects us all. Get together with your family, friends, community, and the planet to start creating a better future. Working together, we can and will protect our shared ocean. WorldOceansDay.org A collective

Green Jobs

We need to recognize the opportunity that green jobs present to Florida and to the economy. Congressman Ted Deutch

Eco-architecture

We have to change from ‘ego-architecture’ to ‘eco-architecture’. Jaime Lerner

Make the Future Cooler, Safer, and Healthier

It’s too late to avoid a 21st century that is completely transformed by the forces of climate change, but we have to do everything possible to make the future cooler, safer, and healthier. David Wallace-Wells

Celebrate Earth Day 2019 by Supporting H.R. 763

Earth Day 2019 seems like an appropriate day to remind ourselves of the realities of climate change, and that there is no Planet B. This blog started in April 2010 (goodness, has it been that long!) with a focus on green building in Miami. And it is still that. But much like I imagine journalist

Changing Seas: Toxic Waters

You are invited to the premiere of Changing Seas: Toxic Waters, an original production by South Florida WPBT WXEL PBS. Hosted by the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science on April 22 at 5:30 p.m. at the Rosenstiel School Auditorium on Virginia Key.

April 13: Green Shorts Film Festival @ University of Miami

From pollution to sea-level rise, sunny-day flooding, harmful algal blooms, endangered/invasive species, coral bleaching, illegal wildlife trafficking, and issues of environmental justice, Green Shorts Film Festival (GSFF) highlights these stories in an array of student films and selections from the NY WILD Film Festival. Green Shorts Film Festival Organized by the University of Miami’s Ecocinema

April 26 & 27: Empowering Capable Climate Communicators 2019

Join The CLEO Institute for their annual Empowering Capable Climate Communicators Symposium in partnership with Florida International University’s Sea Level Solutions Center. This will be the most important climate and resilience symposium in South Florida. The Cleo Institute Date & Time: Fri, Apr 26, 2019, 9:00 AM – Sat, Apr 27, 2019, 3:00 PM EDT