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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 – Despite criticism and petitions, the New York City Subcommittee on Landmarks voted on Monday (November 4th) to approve a $1.45 billion plan to demolish and rebuild East River Park in Lower...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – The United States has formally announced to the United Nations it has begun the process of pulling out of the Paris Accord. The pact set up guidelines to protect...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – Using a new scientific model, researchers have announced that coastlines around the world are in greater threat of being swallowed up by sea level rise (SLR) than previously thought. According to...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – Sea level rise has become a central issue for the Virginia House of Delegates. Political newcomer, Gayle Johnson, says she wants to represent the state’s 82nd District of Virginia Beach because...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – Eighteen mayors, representing more than 2.6 million Florida residents, met in Washington DC this week with environmental experts and members of the Florida Congressional delegation to discuss solutions to the issue...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA - Large, thick, floating ice shelves in Antarctica are melting due to the warm air above - as well as the warmer ocean water running below, say findings published last week. The...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – Climate change and sea level rise may have fatal consequences for the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, forcing the Navy to relocate the second oldest navy school in the United...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – For decades, engineers agreed that constructing airports on flat areas close to the water made sense, providing clear paths for aircrafts to take off and land. Now with the sea...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – In the wake of the latest IPCC report on the conditions of our oceans, the House of Representative’s Natural Resources Committee approved a bill which will help Washington state’s Native American...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – One of the key instruments to measure sea level rise, the Jason-2 satellite has successfully ended its mission, according to officials from NASA. The satellite orbited the earth’s atmosphere for eleven...
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