While accepted by 99% of qualified environmental scientists, the explanation that the earth is experiencing alarming rates of temperature increase and that the crisis is caused by human actions (mostly burning fossil fuels), is not accepted by everyone. Companies that stand to loose business if the burning of fossil fuels is decreased, their lobbyists, and a small group of scientists (presumably paid by the companies) fight the climate change facts with loud and effective disinformation campaigns. The present administration is actively working to dismantle regulations protecting our land, air, and water.
A Green New Deal
Article from Naomi Klein
Like so many others, I’ve been energized by the bold moral leadership coming from newly elected members of Congress like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley in the face of the spiraling climate crisis and the outrageous attacks on unarmed migrants at the border. It has me thinking about the crucial difference between leadership that acts and leadership that talks about acting.
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Florida's water future: Where is it going? Where is it coming from?
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Invitation to Al Gore's Climate Reality Project
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The importance of words - how should we talk about Climate Change?
A good video from the Bernie Sanders Institute
Rewable Energy Around the World
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FL Conservation Lands At Risk
Amendment #1 made Conservation of Lands a priority in Florida and established a trust fund for it.
Please contact the two un-American politician/trouble makers legislators and demand they drop their appeal against following the ruling. You can remind them that they work for the voters of Florida.
Florida Springs Council has issued an ACTION ALERT on June 30, 2018, requesting that we each contact: FL House Speaker, Richard Corcoran, 850-717-5000, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
AND FL Senate President, Joe Negron, 850-487-5025, Email:
email@example.com, to let Richard and Joe know we demand they respect and honor the votes of Floridians who voted FOR Amendment 1. WE WANT THE APPEAL DROPPED. WE WANT THE FLORIDA LEGISLATURE TO CARRY OUT THE WILL OF FLORIDA VOTERS.
Now is the time to flood the offices of Speaker Corcoran and Senate Pres. Negron to demand they carry out the will of Florida voters.
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