America’s Pledge to the Paris Agreement

We all watched in horror as the current administration announced they would be withdrawing the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement. The President stated that the agreement "imposed wildly unfair environmental standards on American businesses and workers". While this action drew the President support from the Republican Party it drew skepticism and criticism from … Continue reading America’s Pledge to the Paris Agreement

Climate Change Impacts on Wildlife and Livestock

I have spent some time talking about the impacts of climate change on human populations but what about the animal population? We mostly think of animals in two categories: wildlife and livestock. Rising sea-levels and drought induced food and water shortage can lead to extinction for some species. With all large scale changes there are … Continue reading Climate Change Impacts on Wildlife and Livestock

Escaping the Impacts of Climate Change

I wanted to pick this post up with where I left off in the last post, speaking about those displaced by climate change or extreme weather events. There is no actual defined name or definition for a "climate change refugee" or "environmental migrant". Migration due to the impacts of climate change has been happening for … Continue reading Escaping the Impacts of Climate Change

Gentrification Happening in Southern Florida

Buying a beach front home or condo in Miami-Dade County, Florida sounds like you have hit the sweet spot in life, right? That is until you realize that climate change is real and sea-level rise will cause you many problems in the coming years. First it starts with flooding during high tide then you notice … Continue reading Gentrification Happening in Southern Florida