Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL) barred state officials from using the term “climate change.” making Florida the butt of countless jokes. But the joke is on all of us: There's now a trillion-dollar real-estate bubble in coastal property. When it bursts, U.S. taxpayers -- all of us -- will have to pay.
Climate scientist, Nicole Hammer, will be in the First Lady's box tonight. I spoke to her about her work with Moms Clean Air Force to “mobilize the Latino community to understand and address the devastating effects that disproportionately affect the health of Hispanics and their families.”
The resolution -- like all other secession attempts in the U.S., apart from the one in 1775 -- isn't likely to make it very far. But the three South Miami councilmembers who voted for the resolution still think sea level rise is serious enough to make the secession statement.