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Did someone say #VegansWithWarren? Our volunteers in Jacksonville, Florida, organized a Climate Change Vegan Brunch house party this weekend. 🥦🥬🥑
Red tide devastated Florida for sixteen months and now it’s back—killing fish and causing beaches to “smell like death.” I am fighting for a #GreenNewDeal so that our beaches stay safe. https://t.co/mnvef8CTyG
Majority of Floridians recognize climate change as a threat, FAU poll saysMore than two thirds of Florida adults consider climate change a threat to future generations and say state and local governments should do more to address it, according to a poll released Monday by Florida Atlantic University.
Miami will be underwater if world leaders don’t take action on climate change. This is an existential crisis and it’s outrageous that it won’t even be on the agenda of next year’s G-7 summit. We need to make big, structural change now to fight this crisis before it’s too late. https://t.co/AdCY3GdcIz
Maybe this fluff piece was funded in part by the $1.2 million Rubio has taken from big polluters. Floridians live at the frontlines of the climate crisis. They deserve better. https://t.co/VTvI7KFCzx
Buttigieg in FloridaDays after central Florida @RepRossSpano questioned the existence of climate change, @PeteButtigieg says we don’t even have time for people who deny this is happening.
Buttigieg in FloridaButtigieg says responding to the threat of climate change could be the way the United States gets back in the “game of leading the world.” He says that would first require the United States to re-enter the Paris Climate Accord and support a carbon emissions tax. But then he says the academic and public and … Continue reading "https://www.wmfe.org/mayor-pete-buttigieg-visits-orlando-says-climate-change-is-security-threat-along-with-gun-violence/131563"
Talk about climate crisis’ health issues in 2020 presidential raceThe cost of health care is rising because of the [climate] crisis. Heat waves are becoming longer and hotter. Summer heat waves can be life-threatening for vulnerable populations, especially the homeless, poor, children and elderly. As one of Florida’s 83,000 physicians, I see the effects of climate change on patients’ physical and mental health. Hospital … Continue reading "https://www.palmbeachpost.com/opinion/20190721/point-of-view-talk-about-climate-crisis-health-issues-in-2020-presidential-race"
Climate rally outside of the first Democratic debatesIn order for communities across the country to survive, the next president must take on climate change starting on day one. And because communities of color are most often hit first and worst by climate impacts, all climate solutions MUST have climate justice at the center. That’s why LCV and our supporters are mobilizing around … Continue reading "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XpDa0TYMl6c"
Polling on climate changeNEW POLL: 74% of Florida voters say they’d be more likely to support a candidate who favors a transition to 100% renewable energy by 2050 https://t.co/KlweJQSxre @YaleClimateComm @Mason4C
It’s mostly about climate change as protests dwindle on day two of debates…
A ‘robust’ climate discussion was promised in Miami debates. There’s one night left.Under pressure from party activists to dedicate more time and space to the issue of climate change, Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez promised in Miami Wednesday that the party’s first primary debates would include a “robust” conversation around sea-rise and carbon emissions. Maybe he was talking about the debate to come Thursday night. Because … Continue reading "https://www.miamiherald.com/news/politics-government/election/article232015582.html"
Climate tweetsCandidates expected to address climate change, impacts on Florida in tonight’s debates https://t.co/SW2wFrPMzF #FlaPol https://t.co/uPVEgjFHj8
Candidates will address climate change, expected to cost Florida $76 billion by 2040Among hot topics to be discussed will be climate change— responses to which Tampa Bay’s leaders are listening closely to. According to a new report from Resilient Analytics and the Center for Climate Integrity, estimates that the state will likely have to fund $76 billion worth of sea walls by 2040 to mitigate the effects of climate change, based on … Continue reading "https://www.wfla.com/2100307093"
Climate change will be the biggest issue dividing Democrats during the first 2020 debatesThe first Democratic debates will be held this week in Miami, Florida, a city that faces a growing environmental crisis caused by rising sea levels and hotter temperatures linked to climate change — and the issue is poised to hang over the debates.