Climate Change

Miami-Dade Backs Paris Climate Agreement That President Trump Rejected

"Miami-Dade commissioners on Tuesday endorsed the Paris climate accord, giving the symbolic and explicit backing that the county’s mayor declined to provide after President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the agreement three weeks ago."

Source: Miami Herald, 06/21/2017

"AP-NORC Poll: Few Favor Trump Move To Ditch Paris Accord"

"Less than one-third of Americans support President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord, a new poll shows, and just 18 percent of respondents agree with his claim that pulling out of the international agreement to reduce carbon emissions will help the U.S. economy."

Source: AP, 06/20/2017

"Feeling the Heat: How Fish Are Migrating from Warming Waters"

"Steadily rising ocean temperatures are forcing fish to abandon their historic territories and move to cooler waters. The result is that fishermen’s livelihoods are being disrupted, as fisheries regulators scramble to incorporate climate change into their planning."

Source: YaleE360, 06/20/2017

Forged in Fire: Author Follows the Flames, and Fights Them, to Cover the Changing Nature of Wildfires

The global rise of large-scale, intense and devastating wildfires is the subject of a new book by award-winning photojournalist Michael Kodas, who spoke with SEJournal's book editor about what makes these new fires so different, what role climate change plays and how he joined firefighters amid the flames.

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"Energy Department Closes Office Working on Climate Change Abroad"

"The Energy Department is closing an office that works with other countries to develop clean energy technology, another sign of the Trump administration’s retreat on climate-related activities after its withdrawal from the Paris agreement this month."

Source: NY Times, 06/19/2017

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