Kimberly Miller, Gulf Today, Dec. 18, 2019

https://www.gulftoday.ae/opinion/2019/12/18/florida-iconic-palms-don-cut-it-with-climate-change

South Florida’s palm trees are postcard promises of sighing sea breezes and sandy beaches, but the icon of the tropics may be an impractical adornment in an era of climate change.

From the regal royal palm to the sometimes shabby cabbage, the perennial symbol of the Sunshine State offers little shade to baking urban heat islands and captures minimal amounts of carbon — a greenhouse gas contributing to global warming. Read More