11/30/2018: Florida Faces Hotter Days, Stronger Hurricanes And Storm Surges

Nov 30, 2018
Originally published on December 3, 2018 10:37 am

This week on The Florida Roundup we dedicated the full hour to looking at the risks from climate change and impacts the Sunshine State faces.

A new federal government report, called the Fourth Annual Climate Assessment finds that climate change already is affecting Florida and warns that risks will keep growing.

A separate report from the Climate Central research group has found over the past five decades several Florida cities - including Jacksonville, Tallahassee, Tampa and Miami - have experienced a growing number of days with temperatures rising above 95 degrees.

Related: Florida Cities, Counties Lead Climate Change Response

Our guests for the discussion were:

  • Dr. Ben Kirtman, a professor at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School for Marine and Atmospheric Science
  • Kate Stein, an environmental reporter at WLRN
  • Amy Green an environmental reporter at WMFE
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