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2022 Florida Climate Week™ to Focus on “The Path to Sustainability”

2022 Florida Climate Week™ to Focus on “The Path to Sustainability”


The virtual free event presented by VoLo Foundation will take place October 3rd to 7th, 2022, offering innovative solutions to address the climate crisis unfolding across Florida

JUPITER, Fla., Sept. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — With the increasing impact of flooding and sea level rise due to greenhouse gas emissions, Florida has become the most vulnerable state in the nation to climate change. Several municipalities have proclaimed the first week of October as Florida Climate Week™.  The corresponding event will focus on “The Path to Sustainability.” It will address the state’s climate crisis and present solutions to help mitigate carbon emissions and create more resilient communities. The virtual event, presented by VoLo Foundation, is open to the public and will take place from October 3rd to 7th, 2022. Free registration, detailed information and agenda are now available at https://floridaclimateweek.org.

Each day of Florida Climate Week™ will feature a range of sessions focused on specific challenges and opportunities that everyone can apply for a transition to a clean energy economy. Confirmed panels, with more being added, include:

  • Monday, 10/3/2022Changing the Voltage (Electricity) It’s time to light up the Sunshine State with clean, renewable energy
    • Basics of Solar Energy in English and Spanish
    • Climate Security and National Security
    • Energy Democracy and Electric Companies in Florida
    • Electrifying Florida’s School Bus Fleet
  • Tuesday, 10/4/2022The Carbon-Free Way (Transport) Making low-carbon mobility the standard in Florida
    • Green Cars for Kids
    • Florida Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Funding
    • Walking for a Better Planet
  • Wednesday, 10/5/2022The Urban Evolution (Urban Development) Planning and building for a carbon-free Florida
    • Local Climate Actions and State Preemptions
    • What Should We Be Doing?
    • Youth-Led Initiatives for Carbon-Free Communities
    • Climate Responsibility and For-Profit Enterprises
    • Unlocking the Full Benefits of Energy Efficiency
  • Thursday, 10/6/2022Feeding Our Future (Food and Agriculture)
  • Friday, 10/7/2022Natural Wonders (Natural Assets) Preserving the natural landscape
    • Natural Climate Solutions: The Power of Parks and Public Lands
    • Coral Ecosystems and the Wildlife that Keeps These Environments Thriving
    • 1000 Eyes on the Water: Today’s Pollution Affecting Tomorrow’s Resiliency
    • Climate Advocate Training Workshop
    • The Central Florida Water Story
    • Repairing Our Waterways
    • Emergency Arctic Response Roundtable

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2022 Florida Climate Week™ to Focus on “The Path to Sustainability”