Philip K. Stoddard

Dr. Philip K. Stoddard has been a professor of biology at Florida International University since 1992.  He is in his fourth term as Mayor of South Miami. In 2015 Mayor Stoddard was appointed by the White  House to the Governance Coordinating Committee of the National  Ocean Council where has developed national policy for sea level rise.  He has been featured in The New York Times, Time, National Geographic, The Guardian, Rolling Stone, Stern, The Bond Buyer, NPR,  PRI, BBC, MSNBC, and numerous documentaries.  In 2016, Mayor Stoddard was named to the Politico50 for his blunt explanations of the economic consequences sea level rise.

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Thursday, October 13, 2016
Protecting Forests Is Our Best Defense Against Natural Disasters
October 13th is the United Nations’ International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction. Today, I joined local elected officials ranging from Virginia to Florida to recognize the importance of Southern forests in protecting coastal communities. We are urging decision-makers in Europe and the U.S...
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