Environment

Democrats, Trump declare victory on massive trade deal

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats have worked out key differences with the Trump administration over a massive trade deal, allowing both sides to declare...

Rescue mission for Florida’s dying corals — a national treasure vanishing before our eyes

Scientists, conservationists and divers are launching an ambitious mission to rescue Florida's dying coral reefs system."It's a national treasure that is vanishing before our...

Tens of thousands rally around the world for climate action

Many thousands of people around the world held rallies and marches Friday to demand climate action, as world leaders and non-government parties from 200...

FL Congresswoman, back from climate conference, says ‘American ingenuity’ is urgently required to save...

Florida’s congressional representative at the international climate conference in Madrid said Friday the planet's climate is in imminent danger and that the United States...

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...
supreme court

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...

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