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Michael Gunter. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE
Intersection

The Politics Of Climate Change


Political Scientist Michael Gunter says powerful hurricanes like Dorian reinforce the need to confront the reality of climate change before it’s too late. Gunter says the solution is two fold: changing the way we live to slow climate change and adapting to a warmer planet. 
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Fisherman unload supplies after traveling to the Bahamian islands from Florida. Photo: Paul Brinkmann / UPI
Intersection

Florida Locals And Cruise Lines Help Provide Aid To The Bahamas


Hurricane Dorian has left parts of the Bahamas uninhabitable. Bahamian armed forces and other rescue workers are searching for the missing in Abaco Island which bore the brunt of the Category 5 storm. 90.7’s Matthew Peddie spoke with Orlando Sentinel reporter Chabeli Herrera, who went to the Bahamas on a cruise ship taking supplies for the stricken islands, and Paul Brinkmann, a reporter for United Press International who rode along with a group of volunteers who shipped supplies over on their fishing boat.
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Green turtle hatchlings. Photo: Kayla Nimmo, National Park Service
Storms

Dorian’s Toll On Turtles


Although Florida residents were spared the worst impacts from Dorian, high winds and storm surge battered the beaches along the Atlantic coast, gouging sand from the shoreline and destroying turtle nests. What’s the legacy of Dorian with Florida’s green turtle population? 
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Storms

Florida’s Bahamian Community Rallies After Hurricane Dorian


Many Floridians have personal connections to the Bahamas where Hurricane Dorian caused widespread destruction. Florida A&M University student Donervin Bastian and State Rep. Shevrin Jones join Intersection to talk about their efforts to help family and friends in the Bahamas. 
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Storms

Insurance And Storm Preparation


Food, water, gas and other essentials are top of mind for residents getting ready for the hurricane. But don’t forget what you’ll need to do if you have to make an insurance claim. Florida’s former deputy insurance commissioner Lisa Miller joins us with some pointers to keep in mind as Hurricane Dorian approaches. 
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Volunteers sort food at Second Harvest of Central Florida’s distribution Center in Orlando. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE
Storms

Feeding The Hungry After A Storm


With the storm approaching, what about those Floridians who need a little extra help to put food on the table? Second Harvest of Central Florida’s Greg Higgerson says about a million pounds of emergency food supplies are ready to go for Dorian.
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Storms

Preparing For Hurricane Dorian


Hurricane Dorian is strengthening in the Atlantic, and emergency managers are warning Central Florida residents to be prepared for Dorian’s landfall as a major hurricane. 
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