Renowned climate expert and internationally acclaimed speaker and author presents
Climate Change Involves 4 Different Issues:
The Policy Implications
Does the type of energy we use really affect the environment?
Will sea level rise really affect my residence or business?
Is my water really safe?
Issues concerning climate change, energy, sea level rise, recycling, the Everglades, fresh water, ecosystem, algae and more may all appear to be similar. Noted climate expert John Englander will explain where they overlap and where …
As Florida experiences its second public mass shooting since last June — this time at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport — state legislators have introduced bills that would substantially expand the rights of gun owners. The most comprehensive bill (SB 140) has been filed by Sen. Greg Steube (R-Sarasota). His bill would allow concealed weapon license holders to carry handguns, openly if desired, into colleges and universities, public schools, airport terminals, government meetings, and career centers.
Following the airport shooting, Steube doubled down on his view that license holders ought to bring guns into venues like airports, claiming that gun-free …
A new study out today from Johns Hopkins in Environmental Health Perspectives revealed associations between fracking and various health symptoms including nasal and sinus problems, migraines and fatigue in Pennsylvanians living near areas of natural gas development. The study suggests that residents with the highest exposure to active fracking wells are nearly twice as likely to suffer from the symptoms. Read on…
A natural gas rig side by side with homes in Washington County, Pennsylvania.B. Mark Schmerling…
For 40 years, politicians have used the Hyde
Amendment to deny abortion coverage for those
struggling to get by.
Now, there is a new urgency as Floridians face the
outbreak of the Zika virus. ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!
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Food, give-aways and great speakers in a lively venue!
Monday, September 26, 2016
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
621 Lake Avenue, Lake Worth, FL
Proceeds to benefit Emergency Medical Assistance, Inc.
A small profit will go to the Operational Fund of the LWVPBC
Lady Atlantic Sightseeing Cruise will embark from 801 East Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach 33483. Delray Yacht Cruises is located in the Northeast Corner of the Intracoastal Bridge on Atlantic Avenue in Veterans Park. Two Hour Cruise, departing at 1:30 p.m. and will head south toward Boca Raton. INVITE YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY FOR 2 …
In cased you missed it, here is John Englander’s talk with the LWVPBC:
John Englander is an oceanographer, consultant and sea level rise expert. His broad marine science background coupled with degrees in geology and economics allows him to see the big picture on climate and look ahead to the large-scale financial and societal impacts, particularly as they relate to sea level rise. He brings the diverse points of view of a scientist, entrepreneur and CEO.
For over 30 years, he has been a leader in both the private sector and the nonprofit arena, serving as CEO for such noteworthy organizations as The Cousteau Society and The International SeaKeepers Society. As the Founder of the Rising Seas Group, he works with businesses, government agencies, and communities helping them …
Lorraine Zimmerman, Chair of Environmental Issues, Debra Chandler, Advocacy Chair, Karen Wilkerson, LWVPBC President, and Michelle McGovern, Director of Outreach for U. S. Senator Bill Nelson met to discuss fracking and water quality issues pertinent to Florida.
Alan Grayson has taken the fight to restore rights to the US House. This article is interesting for its simple summarization of the voting rights landscape for felons across the nation, and for Desmond Meade’s comments at the end. If you haven’t signed a petition to get an amendment to our Florida Constitution to allow people with former felony convictions to vote, please do so now! We are very close to having enough signatures for judicial review.
Don’t forget to vote on August 30! And save the date and make your reservation now (I look forward to seeing you on September 21):
Wednesday September 21, 11 am: How Judicial Vacancies Impede Access to Justice: Nancy Abudu, Legal Director for the ACLU of Florida. The high