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News Release | Environment Florida Research & Policy Center

Student governments at UCF and UWF call for 100 percent renewable energy commitments

ORLANDO AND PENSACOLA — By an overwhelming margin, student governments at the University of Central Florida and the University of West Florida each passed resolutions calling for their school to generate 100 percent of its energy from renewable sources.

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News Release | Environment America

Statement: EPA acts responsibly by relaunching climate science and policy website

WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency reinstated its website centered on climate science and policy on Thursday. This information was removed from the EPA website by the previous administration. This relaunch is a strong signal that the Biden administration will restore the role of science in protecting our communities and public health. 

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5 Facts for International Polar Bear Day

Celebrating International Polar Bear Day by sharing facts you should know about our Arctic friends 

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News Release | Environment Florida Research and Policy Center

FWC protections for key fish habitat a ‘step forward’

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.--In an important step for the health of the Florida Keys reef system, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) announced Friday that they will create a four-month fishing closure of the Western Dry Rocks.

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News Release | Environment America

Statement: U.S. officially rejoins the international Paris Agreement

WASHINGTON -- The United States officially rejoined the international Paris Agreement on Friday. The act brings America back into a key accord aimed at reducing planet-warming emissions. 

Environment America had called on Biden to prioritize rejoining the Paris Agreement on his first day in office in the "First Things to Fix" report. The report presented 20 actions for the Biden administration to undertake in early days of office to undo the Trump administration’s rollbacks of environmental laws and protections.

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