Environment

New Council Created to Connect Local Climate Change Experts

The Science and Environment Council of Southwest Florida recently launched a new organization, the Climate Council of Sarasota-Manatee, to create a network of experts and practitioners working on climate change.

05/08/2017 By staff

Planning

Sea Level Rise Discussion Set for Monday

The next Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations meeting will include a discussion of sea level rise, its anticipated effects on our community and local efforts to address how we can adapt.

05/01/2017 By staff

Planning

Miami Climate Change Expert Speaks in Sarasota

James Murley, the chief resilience officer for Miami-Dade County, will speak on “Enhancing Local Sustainability Through Resilience Planning.”

04/25/2017 By staff

Environment

College Hosts Climate Change Workshop

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota is hosting an interactive workshop on climate change and sustainability on Friday, April 21.

04/20/2017 By staff

Science

Climate Change's Florida Consequences

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee is hosting the Suncoast Climate Change Symposium with geologist and sea-level rise expert Harold Wanless on Tuesday, April 18.

03/29/2017 By staff

When the Environment Turns Extreme

Photographer James Balog Talks About Climate Change

The Pulitzer Prize winner for Distinguished Commentary, famous for his documentary, Chasing Ice, spoke as part of the Ringling College Library Association Town Hall Lecture Series.

03/06/2017 By Kay Kipling

Frankenstorm

What Would Happen if a Mega-Hurricane Hit Sarasota?

Climate change could fuel a monstrous new kind of hurricane.

09/28/2016 By Robert Bowden

Real estate

Freddie Mac Newsletter Examines Impact of Rising Sea Levels

'Between $66 billion and $160 billion worth of real estate is expected to be below sea level by 2050,' the report states.

04/29/2016 Research by staff

Article

Two Sarasota Ecologists Take On Climate Change

Ecologists David and Jennifer Shafer of Shafer Consulting try to get Sarasota to focus on how to prepare for rising sea levels.

06/03/2013 By Megan McDonald