Are climate and energy policies under Governor Ron DeSantis helping or hurting Florida?

Gov. Ron DeSantis is pledging to promote fossil fuel development instead of renewable energy as Florida faces many climate threats.
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The Scoop: Fri., September 15, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

COVID-19 on the rise Florida has the highest COVID-19 hospitalization rate in the nation. This comes as hospitalization rates rise across the country.   Nonprofit’s...
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Climate disasters create a real cost burden for Floridians

During President Biden’s trip to Florida this weekend to survey the damage from hurricane Idalia, he said with storms and wildfires raging globally, it difficult...
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Joe Biden in Florida

Florida families meet President Biden during his post-Hurricane tour

President Joe Biden took a tour through storm ravaged Live Oak Florida Saturday with First Lady Jill Biden, where they thanked Emergency Management officials, and...
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Power and Resources

A sobering discussion regarding Haitian resources and the source of power. The politics of gangs and mercenaries as Haitian civilians fight to reclaim their homes,...
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It’s the HEAT and the Humidity!

Meteorologist Andy Johnson formerly of WTVT TV Channel 13, and occupational health expert Tom Bernard of USF College of Public Health, joined MidPoint to talk...
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Climatenomics - economics of climate change book

Climatenomics: a new book examines the economic benefits of climate action

WMNF Tuesday Café's Seán Kinane interviews Bob Keefe, the author of Climatenomics about the economic benefits of climate action.

Surly Voices: The Deal with the Economy

Prices are going up, people are complaining, and suddenly the joke of “in this economy?” is less funny. This week on Surly Voices, the hosts were joined by Benjamin Wilson and Scott Ferguson to discuss...

Economics Expert Explains Recent Stock Markets Flux & Why We Need a Financial Transaction Tax

By Rob Lorei Today we talk with economist James Henry about the recent drop seen in the U.S. stock markets in response to market fluctuations seen in China  caused by the devaluation of its currency a few...

The economics of weed in Florida

The concept of making money in the cannabis industry in Florida without marketing the plant brought entrepreneurs and business experts together.

Eckerd College media director shares experiences from recent trip to Cuba with economics students.

Eckard College Professor shares experiences from recent two week trip to Cuba with students.

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