July 21, 2022
City of Pensacola and University of Florida IFAS Extension to Host Climate Smart Floridians Program
The City of Pensacola and the University of Florida IFAS Extension are teaming up to host the Climate Smart Floridians Program to provide citizens with research-based information about local climate change.This eight-week program will run Aug. 24 through Oct. 12 and will meet weekly on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Two in-person field trips will be held towards the end of the program.
Lessons will cover the principles of sustainability in water, waste, food, transportation, energy use, green building, landscaping and city resilience efforts.
The Climate Smart Floridians Program was developed by the University of Florida IFAS Extension to provide citizens with information about climate change and teach them how to reduce household expenses and personal greenhouse gas emissions. The program directly addresses the current and future effects of climate change in Florida and the impacts of individual choice on climate change.
For more information or to apply for the Pensacola Climate Smart Floridian Program, visit the Eventbrite page.