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Climate Change

Nations Adopt ‘Rulebook’ to Put Paris Climate Deal into Action

Almost 200 nations, including the world’s top greenhouse gas producers, China and the United States.

Government Climate Report Warns of Worsening Disasters in the United States

A warm, dry climate has increased the areas burned over the last 20 years.

UN Report on Global Warming Carries Life-or-death Warning

U.N. organization detailed how Earth’s weather, health and ecosystems would be in better shape.

A Warmer World Makes Hurricanes Wetter and More Intense

A warmer world makes for nastier hurricanes. Scientists say they are wetter, possess more energy and intensify faster. Their storm surges are more destructive because climate change has already made the seas rise. And lately, the storms seem to be...

Climate Change & Wildfires – How Do We Know if There is a Link?

The role of climate change is seldom mentioned in many or even most news stories about the multitude of fires and heat waves.

Hot, Dusty and on Fire: Portugal’s Heatwave Breaks Records

Eight places in Portugal broke local temperature records Friday as a wave of heat from North Africa swept across the Iberian peninsula

Science Says: Record Heat, Fires Worsened by Climate Change

Heat waves are setting all-time temperature records across the globe, again.

Even Without El Nino Last Year, Earth Keeps on Warming

Either way, scientists say it showed a clear signal of man-made global warming because it was the hottest year they’ve seen without an El Nino boosting temperatures naturally.

Under President Trump, Climate Change Is Not a National Security Threat

It’s a significant departure from the Obama administration, which had described climate change as an “urgent and growing threat to our national security.”

US Report Contradicts Top Trump Administration Officials: Warming Mostly Man-Made

The report also documented how different climate change-caused events can interact in a complex way to make life worse such as the California wildfires.
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Judge rules against Florida on felons paying fines to vote

U.S. District Court Judge Robert Hinkle in Tallahassee ruled it was unconstitutional.
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Will virus keep Florida spectators from astronaut launch?

In the age of coronavirus, local officials and NASA are split on whether that’s a good idea.

DeSantis: Florida summer camps can open without restrictions

Summer camps and youth activities in Florida can open without restrictions.

Universal Orlando to begin phased reopening June 5

Gov. DeSantis approved the reopening plan with the recommendation of Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings.

Florida unemployment rate triples in April to nearly 13%

Florida’s unemployment rate skyrocketed to 12.9% in April from 4.3% in March and from 2.8% in February