The Florida Everglades may have the most serious impact from climate change than any other area. With such a wide variety of habitat, the change could be extremely detrimental.
Former White House Correspondent Bob Deans talks about President Obama’s visit to the Everglades and explains the current impact of the climate change, the ongoing concerns, and what Americans should be worried about.
On Earth Day, President Obama discusses the impacts of climate change on the nation’s largest subtropical wilderness. Rising seas not only threaten the Everglades and its wildlife, but saltwater intrusion will endanger drinking water for millions of Floridians.
The rising sea levels is causing salt water to reach up into natural canals and intrude into the limestone underneath the Florida Everglades that affects the drinking water for millions of Floridians. These are pretty significant concerns.
Like Deans said, “There is no place else on earth like the Florida Everglades. This special place is telling us every way it knows how that it’s time to cut the dangerous carbon pollution that’s driving climate change before it’s too late.”
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