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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 – 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...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – Billionaire philanthropists, Lynda and Stewart Resnick announced last week a US$750 million to Caltech for research in climate change and sustainability. The Resnicks’ donation is the second largest to an educational...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – Over 75 agents, from government, international development banks, civil society and the private sector have agreed to support initiatives to accelerate climate change adaptation solutions, the Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA)...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – Global sea levels will most likely rise between 0.95 feet and 3.61 feet by 2100, according to a report released on Wednesday by the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – As coastal towns across the U.S. struggle to find solutions to sea level rise (SLR), one state in particular is extremely concerned about its vulnerability - Hawaii. With most of the...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – A report issued by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) shows that the 2015-2019 period is turning out to be the hottest on record, and with it impacts of climate change, such...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – Many coastal cities in the U.S. and around the globe face threat from sea level rise (SLR). A recent study by the U.S. Geological Survey shows that the effects of sea...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – Ahead of the start of the United Nation’s Climate Summit next week, a new poll shows that while 91 percent of Americans believe in climate change, those who believe that climate...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – China’s $12 trillion global investment program, known as the Belt and Road Initiative, could surpass the 2C degree warming limit set by the Paris Agreement if no action is taken to...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – Oil and gas companies around the world are undermining efforts to curb climate change effects by investing heavily in fossil fuel projects, a new report has shown. According to Carbon Tracker,...
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