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Florida’s Energy & Climate Change Action Plan

Governor's Action Team on Energy and Climate Change
Created: 10/14/2008 - Updated: 9/27/2019

Abstract

Florida's Energy and Climate Change Action Plan is the framework that will secure Florida's energy future, reduce greenhouse gas emissions,and support emerging "green tech sector." The Plan addresses seven main strategies including inventory and projections of Florida's greenhouse gas emissions,energy supply and demand,cap and trade,transportation and land use, agriculture, forestry, and waste management, government policy and coordination, and adaptation strategies.

Published On

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Keywords

Scale: 
State / Provincial
Sector Addressed: 
Agriculture
Development (socioeconomic)
Disaster Risk Management
Energy
Land Use Planning
Public Health
Tourism / Recreation
Transportation / Infrastructure
Wildlife
Target Climate Changes and Impacts: 
Air temperature
Economics
Fire
Flooding
Growing season
Infrastructure damage
Sea level rise
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy: 
Capacity Building
Design or reform institutions
Coordinate planning and management
Increase / Improve public awareness, education, and outreach efforts
Create stakeholder engagement processes to develop and implement adaptation strategies
Infrastructure, Planning, and Development
Governance and Policy
Taxonomic Focus: 
Mammals
Plants
Climate Type: 
Temperate
Sociopolitical Setting: 
Urban
Rural

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Florida Governor’s Action Team on Energy and Climate Change: Developing an Energy and Climate Action Plan

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Case Study
Sector Addressed: 
Energy
Summary: 

During a climate change summit in July 2007, Governor Crist signed Executive Order 07-128, establishing the Action Team on Energy and Climate Change (Action Team). The Action Team was tasked to develop a comprehensive state energy and climate change action plan to reduce Florida’s greenhouse gas emissions, develop energy policies, and create mitigation and adaptation strategies.