Saturday, June 22, 2024

Tag: extreme heat

Newsbreak June 17, 2024

A new retail store at Dadeland Mall welcomes the artwork of world-renowned artist Romero Britto. An eight-year-old boy drowns in the Intracoastal Waterway in...

Heat waves cause rise in emergency room visits due to heat-related...

Unprecedented heat waves have significantly increased emergency room visits due to heat-related illnesses, as reported by the CDC. This surge was particularly notable...

Unbearable: How outdoor workers in South Florida are handling record-breaking extreme...

Summer arrived early in South Florida. Heat indexes in May skyrocketed to heights never seen before and that phenomenon has continued in June.  Last month,...

The effects of “Don’t Say Climate Change” bill in Florida (includes...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis recently signed legislation that reduces the priority of climate change, removes the term "climate change" from state statutes and prohibits...

Over 100 migrants dead due to extreme heat (includes video story)

For the past two weeks, heat has taken over the southern half of the United States, from Arizona to Florida, bringing triple-digit temperatures to...

Extreme heat gravely affects marginalized South Floridians (includes video story)

As the summer months approach, the heat has become an increasing burden for marginalized communities and those who work long hours outdoors. Under the relentless...

Making a plan to battle extreme heat

On May 31, with a red hot summer just around the corner, a group of 30 to 40 people gathered inside Pentecostal Tabernacle International...

Xavier Cortada warns of extreme heat in powerful paintings

Memorial Day marks the beginning of the hottest part of the year in Miami, one of the nation’s most sweat-filled metropolises.  Coincidentally, Miami-Dade County artist-in-residence...

Heat season in Miami, and it is not about basketball (includes...

As rising temperatures become more frequent in South Florida, Miami-Dade County is responding to the dangers of extreme heat.   The heat season, which runs from...