On July 18, 2022, at Orlando City Hall, Florida Conservation Voters, led by our Chispa Florida program, along with partners, raised their voices to support the efforts of 30 state legislators in asking Governor Ron DeSantis to declare a climate state of emergency for Florida.
Recently, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) decided the case of West Virginia v. EPA. This dramatic decision essentially strips the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of any authority to issue rules and standards regulating climate change-causing greenhouse gas emissions and certain pollutants
Hurricane season is upon us, and Floridians are already facing challenges in mitigating the possible threats of extreme weather events, including hurricanes and tropical storms. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Weather Service, there will be above-average hurricane activity this season. The