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Rick Scott now acknowledges climate change, but still won’t do anything...

The first time I met Rick Scott was a few months after he became governor of Florida. Back then, it sometimes seemed his vocabulary...

Duke Energy gets green light on solar plans

Duke Energy Florida may proceed with its “Clean Energy Connection” program, designed to generate 750 megawatts of solar power in 2022, as approved Tuesday...

Critics aim to reshape utilities rule they say negates energy-saving goals,...

A draft rule on how Florida power companies set their energy-savings goals is “stunningly short-sighted” and “ridiculous” because it does not promote energy efficiency...

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...

In isolation: Time to reflect on a cleaner, more energy efficient...

Last fall, states, countries and the world were contending with sea-level rise, hotter days and fiercer storms caused by climate change.Now, the world is...

Environmentalists wonder what went wrong with chief resilience officer’s job

Florida’s first statewide resilience officer, appointed to protect the state from the ravages of climate change, has left after a short stint.Environmentalists, who had...

Environmentalists mostly welcome Florida’s plan to spend VW settlement money on...

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced this week that it will use most of the $166 million it received in Volkswagen settlement...

Democratic Ag Commissioner Nikki Fried faces criticism: “Why is she accepting...

Last month, Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried’s political committee got a $25,000 contribution from one of the state’s biggest utility companies – Florida Power &...

Florida doesn’t need energy efficiency goals anymore, utilities claim

Florida ranks near the bottom of U.S. states when it comes to conserving energy.And during an arcane regulatory meeting last week in Tallahassee, the...

Proposed constitutional amendment on Florida consumer “energy choice” gets fire from...

A proposed state constitutional amendment promising choice to electricity consumers has achieved the rare feat of alienating nearly everyone in Florida politics, from the...

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