With Governor and Legislators in Denial, This Tiny Florida Town Tries to Adapt to Climate Change

This report, part of an FCIR series on climate change, was produced in partnership with WMFE, the NPR member station in Orlando

01YANKEETOWN — While Florida state government bans the terms “climate change” and “global warming” in official business, this coastal fishing village of about 500 people and more water than dry land is being swallowed by the sea with almost no public attention or concern.

But town officials here are fighting back with some success ... Read the full story.

 

Author  Amy Green
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