Climate Change and the Media
Thermometers don't lie. There is little question the earth is getting warmer. But the issue of global warming is certainly hot. Is global warming a trend? Is it periodic? Is it natural or manmade? Can it be stopped? It's not the easiest story to report. On this week’s Florida Matters, we'll take a look at what the experts are saying about the possible impact of global warming on Florida and how the media are reporting the story.
Ethel Altman and Sylvia Gross
Ethel Altman was born in Brooklyn, New York, and moved to Miami with her family in 1940. Ethel's father taught her to play the mandolin at age 7, and she had an early career as a performing musician. As a teen, however, her life moved away from the stage. Now retired in Sarasota, she tells her friend Sylvia Gross that sometimes the music just won’t let you go.