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Harnessing sun power: Florida and California taking different paths to solar

On opposite coasts, Florida and California are both famous for sunshine. But their approaches to harnessing sunshine for power are as disparate as their...

Let us recall the (very bad) year that was in Florida

America is a hellscape of idiocy and grift and has been since the crazy SOB in the White House began his tenure by lying...

Gov. DeSantis extends Hurricane Dorian emergency in 12 Florida counties

Gov. Ron DeSantis has issued a 60-day extension of the state of emergency he ordered in response to Hurricane Dorian, which spared Florida a...

Gov. DeSantis hails his first-year accomplishments, but your view may vary

Things went swimmingly for Florida during 2019 – at least, judging by year-end summaries issued by the governor’s office and state agencies.Aides to Gov....

Gov. DeSantis delivers $20 million in state recovery grants to Hurricane Michael counties

Gov. Ron DeSantis voyaged into the Hurricane Michael recovery zone Thursday to distribute $20 million in state grant money to communities still recovering from...

Amid climate crisis, budget deal short on clean-energy funding

Despite dire warnings that there is little time left to prevent catastrophic climate change, the U.S. House adopted a $1.4 trillion spending bill Tuesday...

Coalition says Florida Forever should be top funding priority

Sensitive lands throughout Florida, including natural springs, prairies and the iconic Florida Everglades, deserve greater funding, say conservation leaders and business people who held...

Reducing reliance on foreign oil: State lawmakers promote electric vehicle options in FL

Predicting a surge in the use of electric vehicles in the Sunshine State, Florida lawmakers are sponsoring various bills to promote transportation technologies and...

Astronaut to UN climate conference: I see the damage from space

Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano and American actor Harrison Ford added their voices this week to calls for emergency international action to slow the alarming...

‘Shock wave’ engulfs hemp hopes; FL senators ask, ‘What went wrong?’

Tough federal rules limiting the intoxicating ingredient in hemp crops have sent a "shock wave" through the budding hemp industry among growers.That's because they're...

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