Florida Congressman Carlos Curbelo represents the city of Miami, where sea level rise is already a difficult reality. He has put forth a bold proposal to address greenhouse gas emissions, but his party is unlikely to support it.
In a state facing facing big challenges from climate change, but where few are facing up to the problem, the small city of Satellite Beach stands out for its aggressive moves to stay ahead of rising seas. But the efforts highlight the limits of what one town can do.
John Morales was one of the first TV meteorologists to start talking about how climate change will impact his audience. Intense weather hit close to home this fall, as Hurricane Maria struck his home island of Puerto Rico.
A pair of researchers in Florida developed a startling hypothesis over a round of golf: Tracking fish could tell us more about meteorological patterns around the world. Two years later, that hypothesis is bearing out, with great impacts for science.
Many in Haiti fled the country in the wake of the 2010 earthquake, in some cases leaving family members behind. Those family members were supposed to follow them to the United States in short order -- but bureaucracy and paperwork have intervened.