Florida Goes Green
7/13/2007

 

Fla. Gov. Holds Climate Change Summit
Guardian Unlimited, UK - 22 hours ago
FL,
USA -- At his ``Serve to Preserve'' summit, the Republican governor
said the state, where most of the state's 18 million residents live
near the coast, has much to lose should ocean levels rise and a lot to
gain if it takes a lead in developing renewable energy technologies.

 

Florida Plan Will Focus on Emissions and Climate
New York Times, United States -
FL --
Gov. Charlie Crist of Florida has drafted a series of executive orders to slow climate change and cut the state’s emission of heat-trapping gases...

Florida Holds Climate Change Summit
Houston Chronicle, United States -
AP
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Gov. Charlie Crist will cap his two-day climate
change summit Friday by signing orders requiring the state to be more
energy efficient...

UPDATE 1-Florida to introduce tough greenhouse gas targets
Reuters -
MIAMI, July 11 (Reuters) - Florida, the fourth most-populous US state, will impose strict new air-pollution standards...

FACTBOX-Florida to join US states in global warming fight
(Reuters)
- Florida Gov. Charlie Crist is expected to sign new regulations this
week aimed at reducing the greenhouse gas emissions...

Florida to introduce tough greenhouse gas limits
MIAMI (Reuters) - Florida is expected to impose strict new air-pollution standards that aim to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions by 80 percent...

 

Crist sets timeframe to cut Florida greenhouse gases
Tampa Bay Business Journal, FL -
Soon after forming new environmental pacts with the United Kingdom and Germany, Gov. Charlie Crist signed three executive orders Friday...

Florida Gov. To Adopt Stronger Car Standard
FoxReno.com, NV -
MIAMI
-- Florida's governor is expected to to issue an executive order Friday
that adopts California's strict auto emission standards...

Crist creates new climate laws
Milwaukee Business Journal, WI -
by
Julia Neyman Gov. Charlie Crist signed a series of executive orders
earlier Friday creating the strictest environmental requirements on
energy...

Gov orders cut in greenhouse gas
PensacolaNewsJournal.com, FL -
MIAMI -- Gov. Charlie Crist put Florida on a greener-energy trajectory Friday, ordering the state to trim its greenhouse gas emissions...

Crist pumps up climate summit participants
The News-Press, FL -
By Jim Waymer MIAMI — Gov. Charlie Crist gathered with Florida business leaders this morning to pump them up about lessening pollution...

Crist pushes global emissions caps
Tallahassee.com, FL -
By Aaron Deslatte and Jim Waymer MIAMI – Gov. Charlie Crist will leap Florida toward the gold standard of green states today...

Crist sounds Florida's global warming alarm
Bradenton Herald, United States -
By
MARTIN MERZER Surrounded by foreign officials but no one from the Bush
administration, Gov. Charlie Crist warned Thursday that global warming
poses such a dire threat
to Floridians that the state must take immediate, dramatic and unilateral action...

 

Fla. gov. holds climate change summit
Herald News Daily, ND -
MIAMI - Florida Gov. Charlie Crist opened a two-day summit on climate change Thursday...

Fla. Gov. warms to climate change
PhysOrg.com, VA - Jul 12, 2007
California and Florida already have similar climates and soon they will have similar policies on climate change...

Emissions must be cut, Gov. Crist tells climate change summit
Sun-Sentinel.com, FL - Jul 12, 2007
By Ken Kaye MIAMI -- Gov. Charlie Crist kicked off the Florida Summit on Global Climate Change on Thursday morning...

Crist's climate conference kicks off
Tallahassee.com, FL -
MIAMI
-- Gov. Charlie Crist christened the opening of a two-day climate
change summit Thursday with warnings that global warming was real and
Florida must be a leader in breaking the nation’s addiction to fossil
fuels...

WEB EXTRA: Gov. Crist Speech At Florida Summit
CBS 4, FL -
(CBS4)
MIAMI Governor Charlie Crist welcomes participants to the Florida
Summit for Global Climate Change Thursday, and promised to help make Florida greener...

Crist unfurls fierce attack on toxic air
Orlando Sentinel, FL -
TALLAHASSEE - Against the backdrop of Florida's first summit on global warming, Gov. Charlie Crist this week will unleash an aggressive campaign...

Crist moves to forefront on green goals
Miami Herald, FL -
Gov.
Charlie Crist will open a summit on climate change today with goals of
becoming a national leader on the issue and provoking global action...

Crist Almighty
Grist Magazine, WA -
What's the greenest state in the US? By Friday, it could be Florida. Republican Gov. Charlie Crist is hosting a two-day climate summit in Miami...

Florida's Climate History Devoid of Climate Impacts
PR Newswire (press release), NY -
WASHINGTON, July 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Science and Public Policy has released a new report, Climate Change in Florida: Is there a ...

Crist Sees Florida As Green Leader
Electric Light & Power/ Utility Automation & Engineering T&D Magazine, OK -
Jul.
11--TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Charlie Crist wants to follow California's lead
and turn Florida into a green state by capping greenhouse gas
emissions, ...

Florida to Toughen Greenhouse-Gas Standards
NewsMax.com, FL -
MIAMI
-- Florida, the fourth most-populous US state, will impose strict new
air-pollution standards that aim to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions by
80 ...

Crist to sign strict emissions orders
Miami Herald, FL -
Gov.
Charlie Crist is preparing to sign a plan enacting tough,
California-style car-emissions rules. BY MARY ELLEN KLAS Florida will
adopt California's ...

Governor signs Florida greenhouse gas targets
Reuters -
By Jim Loney MIAMI (Reuters) - The Republican governors of California and Florida gave the Bush administration the cold shoulder on Friday as Florida set ...

Florida facing global warming effects now
Los Angeles Times, CA -
Gov.
Charlie Crist says the state needs to find new energy sources and
combat climate change. By Ken Kaye, South Florida Sun-Sentinel MIAMI — Unless ...

Florida's Republican governor pledges to lower carbon dioxide ...
International Herald Tribune, France -
AP
MIAMI: Florida Gov. Charlie Crist opened a two-day summit on climate
change Thursday, promising the state will lower carbon dioxide
emissions and make ...

Fla. Gov. Holds Climate Change Summit
Washington Post, United States -
By
BRENDAN FARRINGTON AP MIAMI -- Florida Gov. Charlie Crist opened a
two-day summit on climate change Thursday, promising the state will
lower carbon emissions...

Governor Signs EOs to Reduce Greenhouse Gases
EmeraldCoast.com, FL -
Gov. Charlie Crist today signed three Executive Orders initiating Florida’s energy policy. Crist also signed partnership agreements with Germany and the United Kingdom...

Saving Florida
Huffington PostNY -
Miami, FL -- Florida just became the first southern leadership state in the fight to whip global warming...

Climate change summit ends
The News-Press, FL -
By Jim Waymer and Aaron Deslatte MIAMI — Gov. Charlie Crist put Florida on a greener energy trajectory Friday, ordering the state to trim its greenhouse gas ...

Schwarzenegger lends star to climate conference
Tallahassee.com, FL -
By
Jim Waymer and Aaron Deslatte MIAMI -- Touting his green credentials,
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger had some friendly advice...

Arnold: 'Hasta la vista' to pollution
Miami Herald, FL - 3 hours ago
BY MARTIN MERZER Celebrity Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger of California appeared at Gov. Charlie Crist's side Friday...

Q&A: "Climate Change Will Be Important for Years to Come"
IPS, Italy -
MIAMI,
Jul 13 (IPS) - This week, Florida's Republican governor announced that
he would set a target of cutting the state's greenhouse gas emissions
to 20 ...

Green push seen as opportunity
Miami Herald, FL -
Business
executives applauded Gov. Crist's ambitious plan to reduce greenhouse
gases and promote energy efficiency. Some were more enthusiastic than
others...

Crist vows state will go green
Pensacola News Journal, FL -
MIAMI — Gov. Charlie Crist will steer Florida toward the gold standard of green states today when he commits to forcing utilities, automakers and developers...

Florida goes green on climate
The News-Press, FL -
Gov. Charlie Crist has started another bold initiative, this one on global warming. His goals are laudable...