Environmental Politics

Fla. Legislature Has Its Own Ideas for Voter-Approved Conservation Fund

"Facing a thicket of candidates and ballot measures in the November election, Florida voters sent one resounding message to elected officials: More must be done to protect the state’s natural habitats — including the long-suffering Everglades."

Source: NY Times, 04/28/2015

"A Challenge From Climate Change Regulations"

An electric utility industry group this week released a report warning that EPA's "Clean Power Plan" to address climate change could hurt grid reliability. The report offers ammunition for the plan's opponents -- especially Republicans from coal-mining and coal-burning states. But a number of critics say the report's analysis is flawed.

Source: NY Times, 04/24/2015

"Visiting The Everglades, Obama Takes Swipe At Climate Change Deniers"

"President Obama used the backdrop of the Florida Everglades this Earth Day to highlight the dangers posed by a changing climate. He also took a swipe at Florida's Republican governor, who's been accused of discouraging state workers from discussing global warming."

Source: NPR, 04/23/2015

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