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.
SWFL Climate & Community Summit
On October 6, 2022, our Summit will bring together the residents of Southwest Florida to understand the current impacts of climate change and how we can work together to protect our paradise. This regional event builds on the successful discussions and works accomplished at previous Save Our Waters summits and the recent Climate Community Conversations, broadening our reach and focus on all our region’s natural elements and social assets.
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.