Today is Earth Day.
And here in low-lying, hurricane prone Florida, the day has special meaning.
Sea-level rise is no longer something so incremental that we don't notice.
It's real and visible, and planning for a future of rising oceans has become a top priority for local towns, cities and counties across the state.
For some perspective, WLRN turned to former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, who has become one of world's foremost thinkers on the consequences of global warming and climate change.