Miami Will Likely Be Underwater Before Congress Acts on Climate Change

Brownstein, Ronald
May 2014
National Journal;5/17/2014, p1
The article informs that Miami, Florida is expected to be underwater before the U.S. Senate could gather enough votes to potentially challenge climate change issues. It mentions that regulations on carbon emissions from power plants that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is due to propose in June 2014, and expands of U.S. President Barack Obama's support for legislation related to climate change. It elaborates on climate reports from the federal agency National Climate Assessment.


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