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Antartic Melting Prompts South Miami to Secede

(via www.triplepundit.com)

The residents of South Miami, FL doesn't plan to sit around and wait for the Antartic ice cap to melt - or for Forida's capital to come up with a plan that will save their city from flooding. They've come up with a plan of their own, and so far, it's generating plenty of attention.

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on Oct 29, 2014 at 09:50 AM

Florida hazing trial begins in college marching band death

(via news.yahoo.com)

By Barbara Liston ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - Three years after the beating death of a Florida college band member brought national attention to its hazing rituals, the alleged ringleader of the abuse went on trial on Monday for manslaughter. Dante Martin, 27, a former member of the Florida A&M University's celebrated "Marching 100" band, faces hazing charges for his role in the deat...

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on Oct 27, 2014 at 04:50 PM
Florida to monitor health o...

Florida to monitor health of travelers from Ebola-hit countries

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Florida will require 21-day health monitoring of people returning to the state from Ebola-affected countries in Africa, Governor Rick Scott said.

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on Oct 26, 2014 at 07:50 PM
South Miami Wants to Secede...

South Miami Wants to Secede From Florida Due to the State s Climate Change Apathy

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What do you do if your state is ignoring the threat of climate change and putting your home and family in peril? Well, if you're a group of officials from South Miami, you take matters into your own hands and passĀ a proposal to secede from northern Florida

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on Oct 23, 2014 at 06:20 PM
Floridian's Deliver over 92...

Floridian's Deliver over 92,000 Petitions to Governor Scott Asking Him to #ActOnClimate

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Pamela Rivera, Latino Engagement Associate / Program Assistant, Washington, D.C.:Over the last several months, Florida's Clean Energy Future -- a coalition of clean energy, business, Hispanic, faith, community and academic leaders throughout the Sunshine StateĀ  -- has worked across the state to raise awareness about the threat of climate...

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on Oct 23, 2014 at 02:50 PM

EPA Awards Research Fellowship Grants to Two Students at the University of South Florida (FL)

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ATLANTA ? Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that Suzanne Young, PhD and Joshua Breithaupt, PhD at the University of South Florida are two of 105 graduate students across the nation to receive $8.6 million in Science to Achieve Results (STAR) fellowship grants. The gran...

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on Oct 22, 2014 at 04:52 PM

Green Car Recap: LaFerrari Electric Mode, Formula E Miami Map, And More

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In today's Green Car Recap, proof the LaFerrari has an all-electric mode, the Formula E Miami race map has been revealed, and an EV race fromThe post Green Car Recap: LaFerrari Electric Mode, Formula E Miami Map, And More appeared first on Gas 2.

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on Oct 21, 2014 at 11:20 PM

EPA Awards Embry-Riddle Aeronautical and University of Florida with Grants to Help Design Sustainable Technologies (FL)

(via yosemite.epa.gov)

Atlanta - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded two universities in the southeast with the People, Prosperity, and Planet (P3) award. Nationally the grants were awarded to 42 teams of college and university students. The teams will design innovative solutions to sustainable challeng...

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on Oct 16, 2014 at 03:53 PM
Florida governors debate ma...

Florida governors debate marred by trivial squabble over fan

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By David Adams MIAMI (Reuters) - Florida's Republican Governor Rick Scott and his Democratic challenger Charlie Crist don't agree on much, not even a podium cooling fan that delayed the start of the second televised debates between the two candidates on Wednesday evening. For all their policy differences in the battle for the nation's largest swing state, the squabble over a small ground-level ...

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on Oct 16, 2014 at 03:51 PM
When It Comes to Clean Ener...

When It Comes to Clean Energy, What's Wrong With Florida?

(via www.huffingtonpost.com)

Here's a question for you. Which state has created more jobs in the booming solar business: Massachusetts or Florida?If you picked the Sunshine State, you'd be wrong, remarkably enough.According to the first-of-its kind clean energy jobs survey for Florida that was just released by my group, only about 11,000 Floridians work in solar and other forms of renewable energy. That's far fewer than ma...

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on Oct 15, 2014 at 02:50 PM