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    Climate Refugees in Florida Could Change the Politics There for Generations

    Climate Refugees in Florida Could Change the Politics There for Generations

    By Adam Lynch Marámellys Castro-Pérez is a Puerto Rican refugee living in Orlando with her husband and twins after the one-two punch of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Maria, in particular, scrubbed the island clean of electricity, working toilets and phone service. It dragged Castro-Pérez’s world into the dark ages and pitted the island’s modern, cosmopolitan […]

    The Trump Effect on Climate News

    The Trump Effect on Climate News

    By Jeremy Deaton All press is good press—except when it isn’t. For those who are happy about President Trump‘s attacks on climate science and policy, this will come as bad news. By shining a spotlight on the issue, Trump drove media coverage of climate change last year. New analysis from Media Matters for America finds […]

    How One State Bridged the Cultural Divide on Climate Change

    How One State Bridged the Cultural Divide on Climate Change

    By Cameron Wake The year 2017 painted a grim picture of coastal storms in the eastern U.S. Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria were deadly and destructive harbingers of how climate change contributes to bigger storms with stronger winds, greater extreme precipitation, and higher storm surge due to rising seas. Unfortunately, there’s a long-standing cultural divide […]

    2017 Year in Review

    2017 Year in Review

    As we look back on the most noteworthy environmental stories of 2017, one cannot help but start with the extreme weather that has caused so much destruction to so many around the globe. And with that, the year brought heightened concern for protecting our planet with focused attention on issues like renewable energy, electric vehicles […]