With summer in full swing, water pollution can close Florida beaches or put swimmers' health at risk. Last year, bacteria levels at 187 Florida beaches indicated that water was potentially unsafe for swimming there on at least one day, according to the new report Safe for Swimming? by Environment Florida Research and Policy Center.
Cities across the country are harnessing the power of the sun for their communities. Our new report ranks major cities in the U.S. by how much solar energy they have installed, highlighting several Florida cities.
The transportation sector is the second-largest source of global warming pollution in Florida. A new report from Environment Florida Research & Policy Center and Frontier Group describe how Florida can build a zero-carbon transportation future - all while cleaning our air and creating safer, healthier communities.
America’s cities and towns continue to be best-positioned to lead the clean energy revolution. To aid those efforts, Environment Florida Research and Policy Center has released an updated toolkit, Ten Ways Your Community Can Go Solar, that offers practical ways for localities to take advantage of the millions of rooftops across Florida and adopt more solar energy.
By an overwhelming margin, senators from Florida State University’s student government association have passed a resolution calling for the university to generate 100 percent of its energy from renewable sources.
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