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February 21, 2024

Opposition grows to climate bill from Palatka lawmaker

A bill sponsored by Republican Rep. Bobby Payne of Palatka would eliminate references to climate change in state statutes.

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November 29, 2023

First Coast counties unite in fight against climate threats

Seven counties are participating in the Resilient First Coast Collaborative, a attempt to jointly battle the effects of climate change.

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November 2, 2023

Climate change panel features chief resilience officer

Anne Coglianese will be part of a panel discussion next week hosted by Jacksonville Today’s ADAPT.

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September 1, 2023

Warm coastal waters may fuel flesh-eating bacteria

Thirty-one cases of humans contracting flesh-eating bacteria have been recorded in Florida’s coastal waters this year.

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August 16, 2023

OPINION | Resiliency begins with us 

Will we look back and say we did our best on an individual level to fight climate change?

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November 22, 2022

After Ian and Nicole, experts warn of health risks from blue-green algae

Climate change is fueling toxic blooms of blue-green algae. Exposure to poisons produced by the blooms can lead to health effects that last for years. In some cases, the results can be deadly.

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October 6, 2022

An ADAPT Q&A with North Florida Green Chamber Executive Director Jessica Tittl

The North Florida Green Chamber of Commerce recently selected Jessica Tittl as its new executive director. She has some pretty ambitious goals for the Green Chamber — and the state of Florida as a whole.

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August 24, 2022

JEA ready for peak hurricane season despite supply chain challenges

JEA and FPL say they’re ready to restore power quickly no matter what happens this hurricane season, but the Florida Division of Emergency Management is warning that some businesses or neighborhoods could be on generator power “for months to years” if one or more major hurricanes make landfall this year.

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July 28, 2022

Jacksonville named at risk for ‘climate gentrification.’ How can we lessen the threat?

A researcher at FSU says climate change fueled displacement of residents is a looming “existential crisis” for Jacksonville and other major Florida cities.

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July 18, 2022

OPINION | Kids should be able to live big

I was talking to my son recently about travel, and I suggested that for his next spring break we visit a friend of mine in Texas. After making my pitch, I asked if he wanted to go.  He said, “No. They have mass shootings in Texas.”  In the moment, I registered, Wow he’s really been paying attention when I watch

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