Climate change is a highly politicized phrase that spurs distinct feelings depending on geographic location, political affiliation or religious background. Yet, the science is solid. Climate change is happening.
In this series, we tackle how religious groups, politicians, and your local weathermen are forging innovative techniques for communicating the science in a way that unites us and sparks action. For many Florida communicators and activists, that means meeting people where they are—in churches, at political rallies, or at home on their TV sets.
In churches, temples and congregations across Florida, women have been called to speak about climate change.
Climate change science has long been embattled by misinformation campaigns, resulting in public distrust and the political polarization of the science. Your local weathercaster is seizing the opportunity to change that.
Gov. Ron DeSantis recently passed a suite of measures to clean up Florida’s waters and prepare coastal communities for sea-level rise and flooding. But, he never mentioned the word climate change. Why? Politics.