Climate Change

As a Miami native, the importance of our oceanic systems and their overall effect on global climate has been deeply instilled in me, therefore keeping our oceans clean of pollutants is of the utmost importance. One project I’m invested in is The Ocean Cleanup, a non-profit organization developing advanced technologies to rid the world’s oceans of plastic, an issue that remains top-of-mind in today’s world. My first time raising money for The Ocean Cleanup was done for my birthday last year via Morris Esformes Facebook page. However, while we continue to make more advances in eliminating plastic usage, we’re still contributing billions of discarded plastics a year that eventually make their way into the ocean, impacting both climate and oceanic life in the process.    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pAgsPBJFdoY Morris Esformes climate change YouTube video Enjoying this post? Read Morris Esformes article on climate change and your health, or check out Morris Esformes press release. According...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In January 2019, huge swaths of the United States were covered in a plume of frigid arctic air. This system brought with it the coldest weather America has seen in nearly two decades. Temperatures in the midwest dipped to 60 degrees below zero, and was responsible, according to latest reports, for the deaths of 12 people. According to the Midwest Regional Climate Center, more than 680 weather records were broken during January’s polar vortex. At one point, it was reportedly colder in Chicago than it was in Antarctica, Alaska and the North Pole. [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="transparent" position="center" up="2" down="0"][blockquote text="We’re no longer talking about a situation where global warming is something in the future." show_quote_icon="no" border_color="#dedede"][vc_separator type="transparent" position="center" up="3" down="0"]=   Climate Change Is Causing Extreme Weather Events Across the U.S. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pAgsPBJFdoY Since 2005, nine of the ten warmest years have been recorded since reliable data became available in 1880. Greenhouse gas numbers have risen...