MIAMI.- The Vice President of the United States, Kamala Harris, made a visit to Miami this Friday for a few hours focused on the efforts of the Joe Biden government to fight the climate crisis.

Harris’ arrival was shortly after noon and he is expected to visit a coral reef recovery center and a hurricane simulator at the University of Miami.

Finally, he will speak at an event organized by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) during which a provision of funds will be announced to increase the resilience of the community in the face of extreme weather conditions.

Southeast Florida, and more specifically the city of Fort Lauderdale, some 40 kilometers north of Miami, which are among the areas of the United States most vulnerable to global warming and rising sea levels sea, are still suffering the consequences of a record storm front. precipitation that caused severe flooding last week.

Precisely today, President Joe Biden is expected to announce new actions in Washington to secure environmental justice.

On March 8, Vice President Harris visited Miami Beach and defended at a meeting on the climate crisis the importance of embracing a “new clean energy economy” plus “technology, innovation and creativity”.

Harris had a chat with singer Gloria Estefan at the Aspen Forum in Miami Beach.

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