Environment

Tropical storm Eta brings gusty winds, heavy rains; South FL schools, courts closed, plus...

Tropical storm Eta has been moving westward over the southeastern Gulf of Mexico, "with gusty winds and heavy rains still occurring over portions of...
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A majority of FL voters chose the presidential candidate who calls climate change a...

Despite coastal flooding, more severe hurricanes, and longer, hotter summers attributed to climate change, the majority of Florida voters on Tuesday chose the presidential...
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Trump’s sneering at solar is stupid in the Sunshine State

A 74-year-old man stopped by Florida’s massive retirement mecca known as The Villages last week. That wouldn’t be big news except it was President...

Tropical Storm Zeta forecast to approach the northern Gulf Coast ‘at or near hurricane...

Update: Late afternoon Monday, NOAA announced that Zeta had strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane. Data from an Air Force Reserve hurricane hunter plane...

EPA keeps public in dark about building roads from phosphate’s radioactive waste – so...

Florida’s highways have frequently been built on a foundation of chicanery and political foolishness.We’ve got toll roads that were built using fudged financial figures...

Veep’s glib and evasive answer on climate change and hurricanes bugs Florida man

Last week, the big news out of the vice-presidential debate was the bug news. A fly landed on Vice President Mike Pence’s head and...

Thousands of public comments show overwhelming opposition to M-CORES toll-road projects

More than 90 percent of people who commented on proposed construction of three massive toll roads through rural Florida oppose the plan, according to...

FL citrus forecast: Demand still up for OJ but next crop will be smaller

Consumers’ appetite for Florida-grown orange juice remains relatively strong after surging seven months ago when coronavirus took hold in the United States.But Florida orange...

A whale of a tale gets a happy ending (for now)

The world’s most endangered whales got some good news last week. It’s quite a tale.Before he came down with coronavirus due to consistently ignoring...

By popular demand, climate change was added late to presidential debate agenda, confirming candidate...

President Donald Trump claimed Tuesday night he wants “immaculate” air and water but conceded he has rolled back automobile fuel economy standards, withdrawn from...

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