An island city’s billion-dollar route to climate resilience will need residential buy-in to succeed. Local places of worship could be pivotal.
Author Archives: Ayurella Horn-Muller
Posted inClimate, Culture, Food & Agriculture, Land
The role of kudzu in architecture, cuisine, and culture
Before it took over Southern landscapes, the invasive vine was once called the “savior of the South.” Artists, designers, and chefs are trying to render it useful. Slithering and snaking skyward, wrapped around the trunks of ancient oak trees, up telephone poles, and over hillsides, kudzu’s bristly, yellow-green vines and heart-shaped leaves look innocuous enough. […]
Posted inAtlantic Coast, Climate, COVID-19, Florida, Justice, Public Health, Water
Racing the sea: Miami Beach’s housing crisis worsened by climate change
Nonprofits and city planners are working to create more affordable housing, but they’re up against legislation that rewards rampant development.
Posted inClimate, COVID-19, Disaster Recovery, Economies, Florida, Gulf Coast, Public Health, Water
‘Give us a break, Lord’: Amid active hurricane season, pandemic halts recovery in Florida two years after Michael
With federal money running out, slow rebuilds, and a lack of affordable housing, many Panhandle residents are vulnerable to this year’s storms.