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Young Adults in Action / Update

1st Thursday program idea?

Friday, 13 December 2013 20:44

Got a terrific idea for a 1st Thursday program? SCPA is now reviewing proposals for 1st Thursday programs.

Clean Energy News from Florida

Sunday, 11 September 2011 02:02

Click on Read more to read more about: Florida Energy Summit; Securing Florida's Energy Independence; Solar Power Systems; Photovoltaics

October 26 - 28
Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando
http://floridaenergysummit.com/summit/2011.html

Summer Energy Stories

Friday, 09 September 2011 03:20
Green Jobs Reach 2.7 Million: The “Clean Economy” Starts Delivering on its Promise of High-Wage Jobs, Brookings finds
"Numerous reports have shown solid growth in the “clean economy” over the years. But what we’re seeing now is that the clean economy is just, well, a normal part of the overall economy — albeit one with higher wages and more value-added.
Growth in jobs, wages, and GDP has been too slow, for sure, but the clean economy has been one of the few brights spots.  From 2003 to 2010, the clean economy grew by 8.3% — almost double what the overall economy grew during those years. That’s according to a comprehensive report released today by the Brookings Institution that tracked the growth of these sectors over a 15-month period of time.
Urgent action needed to stop Tar Sands Pipeline.

Tell President Obama to reject a pipeline for the world's dirtiest oil.
In Canada's tar sands, giant oil corporations are turning huge tracts of pristine forest into a wasteland of open pit mines, smoke stacks and toxic lagoons. This pollution is causing cancer hot spots in indigenous communities downstream.
Now Big Oil wants to double imports of toxic tar sands oil into U.S. by building a new pipeline called the Keystone XL. This pipeline would endanger the health of communities and ecosystems all along its path from Canada to the Gulf Coast of Texas.
President Obama has the final say. Please join FRIENDS OF THE EARTH in calling on him to reject the Keystone XL pipeline and focus on clean, safe energy alternatives.
http://action.foe.org/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=2265

Energy Briefs: Nuke power, coal, wind...

Thursday, 17 March 2011 03:03

ENERGY BRIEFS: FLORIDA: Nuke plant opening delayed in Crystal River. USA: Coal-fired plants to finally be subjected to new emissions standards. CHINA: coal-fired plants pollute less than U.S.; for last four years, doubled wind energy capacity every year; suspends building of 27 new nuke power plants. JAPAN: Nuke power operates secretly with cover-ups; nuke plant explosion on video.

Nuclear is not an option.

Wednesday, 16 March 2011 12:31

NUCLEAR ENERGY / FLORIDA TECH ENERGY CONFERENCE FOLLOW-UP

By Jeremy Phelps March 15, 2011
The unfolding tragedy in Japan this week paints a far too dark and ominous backdrop for what was supposed to be my follow up report on the Sustainability 2011 conference last week at F.I.T. 

Welcome to the Energy Issue Page

Monday, 07 March 2011 17:31

Welcome to the Energy page!  My name is Jeremy Phelps and I am the editor of this new and exciting section.

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