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Kate Stein

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Miami, FL, United States

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Past articles by Kate:

Calm Before the Storm

How the American nuclear industry downplays the threat of climate-induced flooding → Read More

Review: What can we do about rising sea levels?

A new book on sea-level rise by Elizabeth Rush is a welcome addition to the small but growing canon on what the changing climate means for U.S. residents. → Read More

Three Florida Congressmen Among Sponsors Of New Bill That Would Put A Fee On Carbon Emissions

A new bill to put a price on carbon dioxide emissions is being introduced this week in the U.S. House of Representatives, and three of the five sponsors → Read More

Workshop Guides Florida Educators On Teaching Climate Change And Its Human Impacts

Florida teachers are eager to teach kids about sea-level rise, rising heat and other impacts of climate change, but many say it can be hard to find → Read More

Got An Idea To Address Climate Change Impacts In South Florida? Here's A Chance To Share It

Tens, hundreds or thousands of ideas are part of what’s needed to help South Florida respond to climate change. That’s the thinking behind an online → Read More

Carlos Curbelo Loses District 26 In Tightly Contested House Race

In one of Florida’s most tightly contested U.S. House races, incumbent Republican Carlos Curbelo (District 26) was defeated by Democratic challenger Debbie → Read More

Transit Group Gives Miami-Dade County Public Transit A Failing Grade

Grades are in for transportation in Miami-Dade County, and from this particular set of evaluators, they’re abysmal. The non-profit Transit Alliance → Read More

Want To Be A Sea Level Researcher? Here's Your Chance, For A Day.

Sea-level rise is beginning to impact everyday life for some neighborhoods in South Florida: roads flood, insurance prices rise, and cities and counties → Read More

National Report Says Agencies Behind Everglades Restoration Need To Account For Climate Change

Everglades restoration needs to do more to account for climate change. That’s the headline of a report released Wednesday by a Congressionally-appointed → Read More

In A Step Forward For Everglades Restoration, Senate Approves Reservoir Plan

A project intended to help address blue-green algae outbreaks took a major step forward Wednesday as the U.S. Senate passed a bill that includes a proposal → Read More

King Tide Gives South Florida A Taste Of Life Underwater

Many parts of South Florida appear to have escaped the worst impacts of King Tide flooding this week — at least compared with tidal flooding the previous → Read More

Measures That Would Help Address Florida's Harmful Algal Blooms Remain Stalled In Congress

Florida is waiting on Congress to authorize two efforts that could help address algal blooms plaguing the state's coastal and inland waterways. → Read More

Time Is Running Out For A Federal Fund That Helps Protect Florida's Natural Areas

A federal program that’s provided more than a billion dollars to protect and preserve natural areas in Florida is at risk of losing its Congressional → Read More

A Job Working On Disaster Risk Made This Man Want To Stay In Miami During Hurricane Irma

A year ago, Hurricane Irma set records as it barrelled toward South Florida. One of 10 consecutive named storms in 2017, Irma had winds of over 185 miles → Read More

Weekend Rally In Miami To Push For Action On Climate Change

Climate change and equity will be in the spotlight Saturday evening at a rally in Miami's Bayfront Park. → Read More

Levine Throws Support Behind Gillum: 'We're Seeing The New Florida'

Former Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine may have lost the Democratic nomination for governor, but he energetically endorsed the winner , Tallahassee Mayor → Read More

'Civic Hacking' Event In Miami Aims To Empower Citizen Solutions To Regional Challenges

The group Code for Miami aims to develop data- and technology-based solutions to local quality-of-life challenges. On Saturday, as part of a "National Day → Read More

Everglades Advocates Call On Senate Majority Leader To Help Florida With Algae Crisis

Everglades advocates are telling Congress to get moving on a major restoration project needed to help prevent future algae blooms like the ones currently → Read More

Risk From Rising Seas Could Sink South Florida's Economy Before The Water Even Arrives

The walls of Tadd Schwartz's home in south Coconut Grove are so thick that in some places, he can't get a wifi signal. His windows have glass → Read More

Super Excited By White Ibis "Supercolonies"? Event Highlights Why Birds Matter To The Everglades

When it comes to the health of the Everglades, scientists often look to the birds. The healthier the ecosystem, the bigger the populations of wading birds → Read More