Agenda Item FA 07-48

Submitted by the Faculty Affairs Committee

Resolution Supporting Governor Charlie Crist’s Environmental Initiatives

12/06/07: Passed

Resolution Supporting Governor Charlie Crist's Environmental Initiatives

 
 

Whereas, with nearly 1,350 miles of coastline and a majority of citizens living near that coastline, Florida is particularly vulnerable to rising ocean levels and violent weather; and

Whereas, global climate change is one of the most important issues facing the State of Florida and the country this century; and

Whereas, efforts are underway at the national level to begin addressing climate change; and

Whereas, Florida has announced its participation as a charter member of The Climate Registry, the largest multi-state effort to address climate change; and

Whereas, the University of North Florida supports an Environmental Center dedicated to developing and fostering multi-disciplinary education and research related to the environment; and

Whereas, Florida is committed to becoming a leader in protecting our environment from the potential effects of climate change, thereby ensuring our quality of life today and for generations to come;

Therefore, be it resolved that the members of the University of North Florida Faculty Association support Governor Charlie Crist's environmental initiatives, such as

 

Governor Crist Supports Farm to Fuel Summit

  July 19, 2007 | 5:00 AM PDT | Source: Office of the Governor


Statement by Governor Charlie Crist Regarding FPL Ethanol Plant Announcement
  July 19, 2007 | 5:00 AM PDT | Source: Office of the Governor


Governor Crist Upgrades Energy Efficiency at the People's House
  July 17, 2007 | 5:00 AM PDT | Source: Office of the Governor


Gov. Schwarzenegger Applauds Florida for Adopting California's Tailpipe Emissions Standards, Aggressive Environmental Protection Policies
  July 13, 2007 | 5:00 AM PDT | Source: Office of Governor Schwarzenegger


Partnership Agreement on Global Climate Change Action between the United Kingdom and the State of Florida
  July 13, 2007 | 5:00 AM PDT | Source: Office of the Governor


Governor Crist Signs Executive Orders to Reduce Greenhouse Gases

July 13, 2007 | 5:00 AM PDT | Source: Office of the Governor


Partnership Agreement on Global Climate Change Action between the Federal Republic of Germany and the State of Florida
  July 13, 2007 | 5:00 AM PDT | Source: Office of the Governor


Governor Crist Opens Florida Summit on Global Climate Change
  July 12, 2007 | 5:00 AM PDT | Source: Office of the Governor


Schwarzenegger and Crist join forces in fight against global warming
  June 19, 2007 | 5:00 AM PDT | Source: Tallahassee Democrat


Governor Crist Celebrates Opening of Florida's First Hydrogen Demonstration Station
  May 23, 2007 | 5:00 AM PDT | Source: Florida DEP


Florida Joins Thirty-State Effort to Address Climate Change
  May 8, 2007 | 5:00 AM PDT | Source: Office of the Governor

 

State Awards Grants for Renewable Energy Technologies

February 22, 2007 | 5:00 AM PST | Source: Office of the Governor