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News Release | Environment Florida Research & Policy Center

Florida’s Climate Challenges and Solutions

Time is running out to solve the climate crisis, and Florida has much to loose, including our health. But local leaders are stepping up to fill the void of federal and state climate action. In honor of Earth Month, several Florida environmental groups released an updated map quantifying local climate action statewide. 

News Release | Environment Florida

Florida Clean Energy for All, a table working to advance clean energy, delivers letter to Governor Ron DeSantis calling for action on clean energy

Environmental leaders from the Florida Clean Energy For All (CEFA) table delivered an open letter today - on Earth Day - to Governor Ron DeSantis encouraging strong action to advance clean energy in the era of climate change.

News Release | Environment Florida

St. Pete approves roadmap to 100 percent renewable energy

Late last night, the St. Petersburg City Council unanimously passed a plan to fulfill the city’s commitment to achieve 100 percent renewable energy by 2035. St. Pete now joins Orlando in establishing both a goal and clear path to reaching 100 percent renewable energy citywide.

News Release | Environment Florida Research & Policy Center

Florida water quality experts call out proposed federal rollback of clean water, wetland protections

Gainesville, FL -- With only two weeks left for Floridians to comment, Florida water quality experts called out the proposed federal revisions to the Clean Water Act that could further threaten Florida’s waterways. As Florida faces increasingly severe water quality challenges, the administration’s Dirty Water Rule would strip federal protections from thousands of waterways across the country, including in Florida.

News Release | Environment Florida Research & Policy Center

Tallahassee faculty, student leaders to host “Renewable Energy Roundtable”

In celebration of Earth Month, Environment Florida Research & Policy Center will hold a “Renewable Energy Roundtable” at Florida State University to discuss the technology, infrastructure and policies needed to transition to a society completely powered by renewable sources.

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