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What is causing Florida’s algae crisis? 5 questions answered

This is a guest post by Dr. Karl Havens, professor at the University of Florida's IFAS School of Forest Resources and Conservation, and the director of the Florida Sea Grant. This post was…

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Florida Kids Shouldn't Have to Litigate to Force Adults to Act on Climate

Kids shouldn’t have to go to court to get adults in Florida to act on climate change. Yet, that's what eight young Floridians have set out to do. Eight boys and girls,…

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A Cry for a Life Preserver

This is a guest post written by Frank Tursi, a retired journalist and current mayor pro tem for the coastal town of Swansboro, NC. The original post can be found here. The…

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Why Florida’s west coast needs a regional approach to address sea level rise, hurricanes and more

With the Tampa area ranking as the most vulnerable metro area in the nation to damage from storm surge flooding, it’s clear that Florida’s west coast region needs to act now to…

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Youth Leading on Climate Action

Young people have been leading the fight against climate change in impressive and inspiring ways in recent months. To highlight the work of young people working on climate action, SACE has organized…

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Hurricanes and Climate Change in South Florida: Brainstorming Solutions

At a community gathering at Miami’s CIC, Radical Partners announced “100 Great Ideas” focused on crowdsourcing climate resilience and sustainability solutions. On Tuesday, a diverse group of South Florida residents gathered at…

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Hurricanes and Climate Change - What We Know for 2018 Season

Hurricane season officially begins today and runs through November. This is the six month period when hurricanes typically occur in the Atlantic. Forecasts for the 2018 hurricane season indicate that it will…

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Joining Hands in Support of Clean Energy

Dory Larsen, SACE's Electric Vehicle Program Associate, contributed to this blog. As a part of a growing global movement to protest offshore drilling, deep water drilling and offshore seismic testing, SACE participated in…

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Can Southern Company really eliminate its carbon pollution?

Southern Company's CEO Tom Fanning made a bold statement yesterday, announcing that the company he leads is now working to "take down carbon emissions to zero." Speaking at the Bloomberg Global Energy…

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Bolting From Hurricane Irma: Maximizing the benefits of solar and an electric vehicle

The official end to Hurricane Season 2017 is today, November 30.  It was an especially unforgiving season and as we reflect back we wanted to share a story on how renewable energy…