Tag Archives: Climate Change

Earth Day and the Climate Crisis – How Can You Help?

Words by Briana Pereira As the climate crisis continues to become more severe, each year Earth Day takes on more significance. Established in the US back in 1970, the annual event brings together millions of people from around the world in support of the environment, highlighting the importance of taking immediate action in efforts to save the planet.  The Whats, Whys, Whens, and Hows of Earth Day:  Earth Day is celebrated annually on April 22nd, the holiday can sometimes be referred to as Earth Month, or more commonly Earth Week, which is celebrated the week leading up to the day. …

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Reality Check for Florida? Miami’s Rising Tide of Climate Action

For decades, Miami has been an international tourist destination, known for its lavish nightlife and decadent beach lifestyles. Yet lately, in popular imagination, its reputation as a perennial, sunny playground of the rich and fabulous is preceded by predictions of its imminent drowning. Therefore, it is not so surprising that Miami has joined a coalition of the willing with other major US cities to do what they can to counter the Trump administration’s belligerence towards curbing climate change. President Trump’s departure from the Paris Climate Accords has only accelerated this trend and cities are increasingly taking climate policy into their …

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