Environment

U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz

Environmentalists scoff as FL GOP Reps. join conservation club

WASHINGTON -- Florida Reps. Matt Gaetz (R-1st) and Brian Mast (R-18th) on Wednesday joined GOP colleagues on Capitol Hill in announcing the formation of...

Wait, you’re not going to drink that, are you? (Or swim in it or...

The water is trying to kill you.The Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, plus Florida’s rivers and springs and lakes and streams and...
Florida Capitol

Gov. DeSantis signs final bill, drawing a line under the 2019 session of the...

And it’s a wrap on the 2019 legislative session – Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday signed into law the last of the 194 bills...
Florida wetlands

On environment, Florida Legislature refuses to close the barn door

Florida lawmakers came away from this spring’s session congratulating themselves on the heroic job they did in defense of Florida's environment.After the Rick Scott...

Words aren’t enough: Activists want more specific plans to combat climate change

U.S. Senator Kamala Harris referred to climate change as the “climate crisis” and “an existential threat to us as a species” when the subject...

As Democrats get ready for Miami debate, new poll shows Floridians want action on...

A day before the first Democratic presidential debate takes place in low-lying Miami, there are great hopes that climate change will be at the...
State Capitol

DeSantis goes easy on lawmakers with his first budget vetoes

Vetoing $131 million in spending, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed his first state budget on Friday, trimming the Legislature’s spending plan to just under $91...
A Ga. coal plant which serves Jacksonville. (JEA Photo)

Kathy Castor says Trump power plant rule is a new form of climate denial

The Trump administration finalized its rollback of President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan on Wednesday, and a Florida Congresswoman called it “a new form...

Pinellas county town of Safety Harbor becomes the latest Florida community to pledge to...

The City Commission of Safety Harbor voted unanimously this week to be the ninth Florida city pledging a goal of  100 percent clean, renewable...

The monarch butterfly migration is amazing. A new public-private partnership proposal might help

In the vast, big-sky coastal marshes of St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge south of Tallahassee, the air is thick with migrating monarch butterflies on...

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