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CONVERSATIONS: Florida’s First Chief Resilience Officer On Her New Job


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Gov. Ron DeSantis appointed Florida’s first-ever chief resilience officer last year to help the state deal with sea level rise and other effects of climate change.

Julia Nesheiwat spoke with WJCT reporter Brendan Rivers in her first one-on-one interview since she was appointed. 

To hear a longer version of the interview, check out WJCT’s ADAPT podcast at adaptflorida.org.  


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Amy Green covers the environment for 90.7 News. She is an award-winning journalist whose work has been heard on NPR and seen in PEOPLE, Newsweek, The New York Times and The Christian Science Monitor. She began her career at The Associated Press. Her book on the Everglades, under contract with Johns Hopkins ... Read Full Bio »

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