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Thousands rally around the world for climate change; FL Congresswoman calls for U.S. to...

Thousands of people around the world marched to demand climate action Friday as world leaders and non-government parties from 200 countries convened in Madrid...

Ag Commissioner Nikki Fried: We cannot let them drill for oil in the...

Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried calls it "outrageous" to allow oil-drilling on-shore in the Everglades and Apalachicola basin, a move that would put "precious water,...

Toll-road opponents launch ‘No Roads to Ruin’ campaign

A coalition fighting fast-tracked plans to build three major, tolled highways through rural parts of Florida calls the plans a “sham” to accommodate new...

Climate conference: Host country’s leader calls climate-change deniers ‘fanatics’

The conspicuous absence of top White House officials from the international climate conference underway in Madrid is being reported around the world and drew...

FL Congresswoman to world climate conference: America is with you

U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor of Tampa traveled to Madrid with a Congressional delegation Monday to tell international climate-change conferees that Americans stand with their...

FL lawmakers join fight to protect ‘fragile’ springs from water extraction

State Rep. Anna Eskamani, state Sen. Janet Cruz, and 148,000 other people are fighting to prevent a Nestlé water supplier from being permitted to...
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U.S. Supreme Court takes up consequential gun rights case this week

WASHINGTON — A momentous clash over gun rights is headed to the U.S. Supreme Court.The high court is slated to hear oral arguments on...

Climate talks open amid dire warnings about greenhouse gases; Florida paying the price of...

When scientists and world leaders gather in Madrid next week for climate talks, Florida scientists studying climate change will watch the proceedings from afar...
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Ambitious legislation would commit the U.S. to achieve a 100% clean energy economy

WASHINGTON — Virginia U.S. Rep. Don McEachin introduced ambitious legislation this week that would commit the United States to achieve a 100% clean energy...

Deadly coral disease has spread through Great Florida Reef

A disease killing stony coral in the Great Florida Reef now infects half the corals from Martin County to the Lower Keys, marine scientists...

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