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Sea Level Rise Locally and Globally with Dr. Gary Mitchum and Lauren Wolf

Tanja and guest host Grace discuss seal level rise and its impacts locally and globally with Dr. Gary Mitchum of USF and Lauren Wolf of Pinellas County.
TECO power plant in Apollo Beach Florida burns coal and releases water vapor plus greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide that contribute to climate change

Florida joins a legal challenge against a new EPA rule to reduce power plant carbon pollution that is contributing to global warming

Florida and two dozen other states filed a legal challenge to a new U.S. Environmental Protection rule aimed at reducing carbon emissions.

26 Essays On Walking. Vote For Our Planet.

Ways Of Walking – Edited by Ann de Forest Ways of Walking brings together 26 writers who reflect on walks they have taken and what they have discovered along the way. Some walk across forbidden...

Black Chamber and a Rap Pioneer

The Tampa Bay community welcomes a new Black Chamber and a seasoned Hip Hop Pioneer. Nicole Payne is President of the Hillsborough County Black Chamber of Commerce and talks about Giving Tuesday on January 30...
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Thurs., November 30, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Transgender student rights Students walked out of a Broward County high school to support trans rights. A transgender student played on the girls’ volleyball team, leading to school staff being investigated.   Global temps foreshadow...
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Thurs., October 5, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Challenge to violent protest law Yesterday, the Florida Supreme Court heard arguments in a challenge to 2021 law that enhanced penalties and created new crimes during protests that turn violent.   Recreational marijuana hearing The...

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 about the weather, extreme heat, and heat stress in Florida.
coral bleaching

Climate change is killing coral, and Congressmember Kathy Castor says the GOP isn’t helping the issue

Scorching ocean temperatures have caused most Florida corals to bleach; and scientists expect a mass coral die-off this summer. WMNF’s Josh Holton asked Congressmember Kathy Castor about what can be done to avert a marine...

WaveMakers: Changing Climates with Rep. Kathy Castor

As the world continues to see climate change become a pressing (though controversial) issue, the U.S. has seen Tampa’s own House Representative Kathy Castor take charge in leading the fight. Castor chairs the House Select...

Controversial Opinions. Hollywood Vs. China.

“This is not something that’s going to go down well with some of your American listeners, but Trump is the consummate  American politician. What more could you want to represent you than a corrupt individual...

Discussion Of Plant Based Treaty, New Global Accord Aiming To Help Mitigate Climate Change Crisis

Anita Krajnc—the global campaign coordinator of the Plant Based Treaty, which views itself as a companion to the Paris Agreement, described, on the Treaty website, as “a grassroots campaign designed to put food systems at...

Radioactivity Wednesday: Could we survive a Hurricane Phoenix?

August 26, 2020 What if a Category 5 hurricane struck the Tampa Bay region? How would the events unfold, and what would the region look like in the aftermath of the storm? In 2009, the...

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