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.

Greening Your Home – a USGBC GREENWorking Event

Join the U.S. Green Building Council at one of two locations (different dates) for a unique social experience. Come learn about the latest products and technologies that can help you live a more sustainable lifestyle; and network with like-minded industry professionals with a passion for sustainability.

Scientists Capture a Record 17-foot Python in Florida

Researchers at Big Cypress National Preserve caught the largest python ever found in the Everglades area just west of Miami. According to the Facebook post that accompanied the eye-popping photo, the female python was more than 17 feet long, weighed 140 pounds, and contained 73 developing eggs. Scientists explained they were using a new research

Zara Brickell City Centre Certified LEED Gold

Zara International Fashion‘s retail store at 701 South Miami Avenue in Brickell City Centre was awarded LEED Gold certification on April 1, 2019. Zara, part of the Inditex family of fashion brands, opened their 30,851 square foot, two-story retail location at Brickell City Centre in December 2017. Zara offers clothing, shoes and accessories for men,

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,

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.

This is a crime

Literally. Harassing pelicans & other wildlife is illegal in Florida. It is unfortunate that Hunter Hardesty, of Davidson, Maryland, it such a poor example of a human being that he would first lure, then JUMP ON a wild pelican for a Facebook photo op. But here he is. So let’s take a quick look at

91% of U.S. Coal Plants Have Unsafe Levels of Coal Ash Contaminants in Groundwater

Coal contains a long list of toxic chemicals, including arsenic, radium, and other carcinogens, several metals that can impair children’s developing brains, and multiple chemicals that are toxic to aquatic life. When coal is burned to produce electricity, these toxic chemicals become concentrated in the waste product – coal ash. Report: “Coal’s Poisonous Legacy: Groundwater