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”

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

Infographic: A Bipartisan Climate Solution

Can one piece of legislation reduce U.S. carbon emissions by 40% in 12 years, create 2.1 million new U.S. jobs, create a healthier environment, and pay every U.S. citizen $500+ per year? That’s what H.R. 763 – Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act of 2019 proposes to do.

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 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

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

Miami-Dade County Sea Level Rise Workshops

%TITLE% | Miami-Dade County’s Office of Resilience is seeking your input in a series of workshops addressing sea level rise in Miami. The next two workshops are scheduled for April 10 in North Miami Beach & April 13 in Palmetto Bay.

Thank You for Supporting the Energy Innovation & Carbon Dividend Act

Representative Ted Deutch (D-FL-22), along with six co-sponsors, introduced the Energy Innovation & Carbon Dividend Act in the U.S. House of Representatives. Since then, 21 additional Representatives have added their names in support. Thank you to the following Representatives for signing on as co-sponsors so far: Rep. Levin, Mike [D-CA-49] 03/27/2019 Rep. Cisneros, Gilbert Ray,