City of Miami Passes Fertilizer Ordinance

The Miami City Commission has approved an ordinance to limit the type, amount and location of fertilizer use within city limits. The ordinance aims to combat the negative secondary and cumulative effects of excess nutrients in Biscayne Bay and water bodies within the city, which are caused by fertilizer runoff. The proposed legislation is based

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,

Miami Awarded LEED for Cities & Communities Grant

The City of Miami just announced that our magic city has been selected by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) to receive a LEED for Cities and Communities grant. The City recognizes that the next generation of green building must focus on the development of smart cities and resilient communities, and this certification will allow

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

Making Miami Sweeter & Greener – Free Fruit Trees

In celebration of Arbor Day 2019, the City of Miami is giving away fruit trees to residents on April 13th, 20th, and 27th. “Help make Miami greener & sweeter!” The Planning Department’s Environmental Resources Division will be hosting fruit tree giveaways in each of the City’s 5 Districts. City of Miami residents will have an

Yes, It Really Is Warmer in Miami

Deke Arndt, Chief, Climate Monitoring Branch, at NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information, posted a graph confirming what those of us who grew up in Miami already sensed. It’s getting noticeably hotter.

Saving Miami with Jack Black & Years of Living Dangerously

Miami could be underwater by the end of the century if nothing is done to curb emissions. Jack Black and the #YearsProject are trending again following the December 22 YouTube release of this video short: “Saving Miami”. It is a compilation of clips from Season 2, episode 2: “Years of Living Dangerously: Gathering Storm”, which aired

Miami International Airport Receives Environmental Achievement Award

Miami International Airport has received the top “Environmental Achievement Award” in the “Environmental Management” category from Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA). The award was presented for Miami International Airport’s ongoing Sustainability Project – “one of the largest energy-saving programs ever in the eastern U.S.” Launched in August 2015 in partnership with Florida Power & Light Services (FPLS),

Meet GaïaMa Miami

There is a very special green-certified home on the market in Miami – GaïaMa in Biscayne Park. More than just a green home, GaïaMa integrates the very best smart house technology into a low-impact, sustainable, & healthy home. Modern open floor plan with high ceilings, lots of natural light, polished concrete floors in the living areas