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Outcomes from SWFL Climate & Community Summit
SWFL Climate & Community Summit
In January, our community came together for the inaugural SWFL Climate & Community Summit. This unique event was attended by business and civic leaders, elected representatives, environment experts, and concerned citizens.
This event aimed to learn how we can magnify our opportunities, combat our challenges, and make a difference to protect our paradise.
What You Need to Know
Change is Happening Now
This past May, community leaders in Collier and Lee Counties came together to with experts to discuss climate impacts in Southwest Florida.
During these professionally facilitated events hosted by regionally community foundations, leaders brainstormed strategies to preserve Southwest Florida and its resources, as well as how to encourage community action.
An opportunity for local lenders to engage with climate experts and share ideas on how best to preserve a healthy and prosperous Southwest Florida community
Now is the
Time to Act
Extreme heat events have become more frequent and severe.
Two-thirds of extreme weather events in the last 20 years were influenced by humans.
Arctic sea ice is rapidly diminishing causing sea levels to rise.
More than 1 million species are at risk of extinction by climate change.