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Dear Rick Scott, Climate Change Is Real

“While we do not yet know whether Scott’s actions played a part in the inexcusable deaths at the Rehabilitation Center in Hollywood Hills after Irma, it is clear he values corporations more than the safety and care of our elderly.”

Governor Rick Scott did a good job in the week preceding Hurricane Irma’s Florida landfall. But before we heap on too much praise, we should remember all that Scott has done during his tenure to make Florida residents more vulnerable to storms like Irma. His championing of government deregulation and continued denial of the effects of climate change have increased the risk that Floridians face during hurricane season. Read more

Gainesville Science March A Success!

Hundreds of people flooded University Avenue to march for science this past weekend. We are so proud that our members were among those numbers. Thank you to everyone who made signs, marched, watched the livestream, and otherwise supported the March for Science in Gainesville. The event demonstrated that Gainesville believes in science, enjoys science, and supports science. Read more