A Provocative Way to Finance the Fight Against Climate Change

Michael Metcalfe, Senior Managing Director and Head of Global Macro Strategy at State Street Global Markets said, “Let’s not quibble about whether we can afford to fund climate change. The real question is: Do we care enough about future generations to take the very same policy risks we took to save the financial system?” Will

Remarking on Temperatures, NOAA Scientists Wrote… Life on the Water has Begun

In an ironic bit of keyword targeted advertising, an ad promoting a luxury waterfront condominium popped up in the middle of 24/7 Wall Street’s article on sea level rise: Miami Beach May Be Completely Flooded Reporter, Douglas A. McIntyre, talks about global temperatures hitting record highs for the 11th consecutive month, and how that fact will almost

Politicians Discussing Global Warming

  This photo has been making the rounds of Facebook and Instagram with the title “Politicians Discussing Global Warming”. It is from the “Follow the Leader” series staged in Berlin in 2011 by artist Isaac Cordal, and included in his book, “Cement Eclipses”. Cement Eclipses is a critical definition of our behavior as a social mass.

Sweden Plans to Be a Fossil-Free Country By 2030

As in fossil-fuels, not dinosaur bones. Sweden is already ahead of other nations in reducing fossil-fuel use by producing energy from their waste – so much so that they have to import garbage from the UK, Norway, Denmark and other neighboring countries. But Sweden wants to go even further by becoming entirely fossil-free by 2030,

7th Annual Southeast Florida Climate Leadership Summit – December 1-3 in Key West

Monroe County and the City of Key West are pleased to host the 7th Annual Southeast Florida Regional Climate Leadership Summit on December 1-3, 2015. The annual summit is coordinated by the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact, a partnership between Miami-Dade, Broward, Monroe and Palm Beach counties, their municipalities and other partners. The Climate

Photos from the 2015 People’s Climate March in Miami

The 2015 Miami People’s Climate March took place on October 14th. Starting at the west lawn of the Stephen P. Clark Government Center, then to Biscayne Blvd and the Torch of Friendship Plaza. An estimated 1,100 people participated, including groups from 350 South Florida, Environmental Coalition of Miami and the Beaches, Urban Paradise Guild, Citizen’s

The Seas Are Rising. So Are We.

What is the People’s Climate Movement? The People’s Climate March on Sept. 21, 2014 signaled to both U.S. and global leaders that large numbers of people in the United States cared about the climate crisis. Not only was the march the largest action on climate in history, but we successfully changed the notion that climate

Most Hilarious 4 Minutes of Climate Change Television Ever.

John Oliver, host of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight”, gives us a rollicking good take on the false equivalency present about the climate change “debate” Most hilarious 4 minutes of climate change television ever. Posted by The Climate Council on Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Miami People’s Climate March – Sunday, September 21

The Miami Urban Paradise Guild invites you “to change everything” Miami marches with NYC and the world in the world’s largest climate march. In September, world leaders are coming to New York City for a UN summit on the climate crisis. UN Secretary­ General Ban Ki-­moon is urging governments to support an ambitious global agreement

Climate Reality video: Kids Can See It. Why Can’t We?

“What’s the difference between the earth’s eco-system and Goldman Sachs? The world’s eco-system is not too big too fail.” That is just one of the jokes told in this amusing video about global climate change from the Climate Reality Project. Despite overwhelming international scientific consensus on climate change, the global community still lacks the resolve