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Resiliency is More than a Buzzword

Last week, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection demonstrated its leadership by convening more than 100 climate scientists, managers, elected officials, and educators at the Resilient Florida workshop. Held at the Patel Center for Global Sustainability at the University of South Florida, the two-day conference

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Summertime Scalloping Tells Conservation Story

Despite the school year starting, it is still summer in Florida. And to me, that means scallop season. I eagerly await the weekend when I join friends for a few glorious days spent snorkeling in the gulf, spying the blue-eyed mollusks hiding amongst lush blades

Why Are Public Comment Periods Important?

No matter what side of the aisle you stand on or what issues you care about, we can all agree that government transparency is essential to a functioning democracy. At FCV, we prioritize accountability, and a huge part of a state body or politician’s effectiveness

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Florida Families Deserve Energy Savings Goals

Every five years, the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) sets goals for the state’s largest utilities to provide energy-efficiency programs and energy-saving incentives to residents. Hardworking families and businesses need access to these programs to cut down their energy use, save money, and reduce their carbon footprint.