Climate Reality video: Kids Can See It. Why Can’t We?

“What’s the difference between the earth’s eco-system and Goldman Sachs? The world’s eco-system is not too big too fail.” That is just one of the jokes told in this amusing video about global climate change from the Climate Reality Project. Despite overwhelming international scientific consensus on climate change, the global community still lacks the resolve

President Obama Says New Standards to Cut Greenhouse Emmissions “Don’t Sound All That Sexy”

On June 25th, at Georgetown University, President Obama spoke about global climate change and what his administration is doing to address it. He also announced new mandatory restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions from industrial sources. Today, about 40 percent of America’s carbon pollution comes from our power plants. But here’s the thing: Right now, there are

My Earth Day Message: Don’t litter

This is one of the most heart-breaking videos I’ve ever seen. Created in 2009 by Chris Jordan, he writes: “These photographs of albatross chicks were made in September 2009 on Midway Atoll, a tiny stretch of sand and coral near the middle of the North Pacific. The nesting babies are fed bellies-full of plastic by

Historic Trees Donated to Future Site of Miami’s Museum Park

NBC 6 South Florida reports that Swire Properties has donated forty trees from their Brickell CitiCentre site to the future Pérez Art Museum Miami site. The trees, including historic oaks, gumbo limbos and strangler figs, range from 25 to 150 years old. Arborist Lisa Hammer is overseeing the excavation and the loading the giant trees onto