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Climate Roundup

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Oct. 13: This week we share news about driving EVs in rural areas, a sea-level rise study on the First Coast, a new living shoreline project for Escambia County, and more!

Sept. 22: This week we share news about solar panel innovation, making EVs accessible to all drivers, food emissions, how climate change alters lives, and more!   

Sept. 9: This week we share news about Orlando’s new EV readiness code, Hurricane Ida’s effects on communities across the country, new heat records set in Florida, a microgrid partnership, and more!   

Aug. 26: This week we share news about a new EV with a longer range, the world’s largest solar battery in Manatee County, an explainer on the recent flooding in Tennessee, and more!

Aug. 13: This week we share news about the doubling rates of sea-level rise, sunny-day flooding, an update from the IPCC, how $3.46 billion will be spent on climate mitigation in the U.S., and more!

July 29: This week we share news about a new battery that could slow climate change, the link between climate change and forest fires, the decreasing cost of owning an electric vehicle, a visualization tool for forest carbon, and more!

July 16: This week we share news about a new solar roof, the costliest “sleeper" hurricane of 2020, how heat can affect our infrastructure, a new study about the value of tree canopy, and more!

June 25: This week we share news about Florida leading the Southeast in solar energy, how the Southwest Florida coast is teaming up to fight climate change, a Juneteenth event about climate justice, and more!

June 16: This week we share news about climate change in Florida’s legislative budget, a guest column from Executive Director Julie Wraithmell, a new Chief Heat Officer for Miami, the impact of the internet on climate, and more.

May 25: This week we share news about solar energy in the Panhandle, the Southwest Florida climate compact, the importance of elevation in real estate, and more!

May 6: This week we share news about natural climate solutions, a bill that encourages more solar power in Florida, EPA plans to limit GHG emissions, and more!

April 23: This week we share news about a budding solar town, ending subsidies, electric vehicles, boosting sea-level rise resilience, a tax break for property owners, and more!

April 7: This week we share news about the new infrastructure bill, stronger hurricanes, electric vehicles in Florida, and more!

March 24: This week we share news about the Southwest Florida Climate Compact, energy efficiency, a bill to fight flooding in Florida’s coastal communities, and the rising cost of insurance.

March 10: This week we share news about a Florida House plan for sea-level rise, solar energy, an Electric Vehicle coalition, icy temperatures’ impact on gas prices, and more.

Feb. 25: This week we share news about renewable energy, sea-level rise projections, rejoining the Paris Accord, and more.

Feb. 16: This week we share news about energy jobs in Northwest Florida, impacts from rising sea levels, how allergy sufferers might be affected by warming temperatures, and more. 

Feb. 4: This week we share news about how climate change can affect your health, a Florida plan to address sea-level rise, renewable energy bills in the Florida Legislature, and more.

Jan. 27: This week we share news about Greenhouse Gas inventories, reaching the electric vehicle tipping point, recently-published books about climate, and more.

Jan. 9, 2021: This week we share points of view about blue carbon, an update on creating a statewide resilience strategy, exciting news about renewable energy projects, and more.

Dec. 21, 2020: This week we are featuring news about a grant program for sea-level rise in Miami, a drop in electric vehicle battery costs, FPL’s SolarNow program, and more!

Dec. 5, 2020: This week we are featuring news about hybrid vehicles, flood risks to low-income homes, how Coronavirus relief plans can combat climate change, and more!

Nov. 3, 2020: This week we are featuring news about clean energy, new solar plants, a new mobile flood tool, electric vehicles, and more!

Oct. 9, 2020: This week we are featuring news about electric vehicles, measuring hurricanes, how Generation Z approaches climate change, and how sea level rise deepens the social divide in Miami.

Sept 16, 2020: This week we are featuring news about the Southwest Florida Climate Compact, solar net metering, sea-level mitigation priorities in the Florida legislature, and more!

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