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Lise Alves is a São Paulo, Brazil-based journalist who covers global environmental politics and business for us.
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – Climate change will damage economies around the world by the year 2100, despite these nations being rich or poor, or being in hot or cold climates, says a report issued by...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – Residents living in the southeastern part of the United States should brace for a worse-than-usual hurricane season this year, says the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). “El Nino typically suppresses Atlantic...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – Approximately one hundred people stood on a grassy knoll in Iceland on Sunday and held a ‘funeral’ to one of the country’s best known glaciers. The Okjokull glacier, dubbed Ok, say...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – Current rates of sea level rise combined with increasing climate variability could accelerate the loss of mangrove-lined coastlines, according to a new United States Geological Survey (USGS) study. “These findings suggest that...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency changed its position on the Pebble Mine project, near Bristol Bay, Alaska after Alaska’s Governor Mike Dunleavy met with President Donald Trump, according to a CNN report,...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – As concerns about the effects of climate change and sea level rise increase among public officials and policy makers, investors and risk agencies are starting to look into how global warming...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – Efforts to reduce the effects of global warming will fall short without significant changes in global land use, agriculture and human diet, states the latest report by the United Nation’s Intergovernmental...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – July 2019 was the hottest July recorded in recent history, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) melting even faster than predicted the ice sheets in Greenland. And the extremely hot...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – The world must take drastic steps by the end of 2020 to avoid increasing natural disasters due to climate change, say environmentalists and climate change observers. “The next eighteen months will see...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – As candidates continued on their quest for the Democratic nomination in the 2020 presidential election, those attending the first primary debate this week established climate change as a major issue to...
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