Media Release

Climate Change Presentation

Thursday, November 15, 2007 12:00 AM

9:10 a.m.

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Energy Conservation Strategies Commission (ECSC) will host a special presentation on the capacity of communities to enact climate change policy November 19, 2007 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m..  Dr. Sam Brody, Texas A&M will present geographic models and demographic analysis related to Alachua County.  The results of his work provide important information to policy makers interested in mitigating the adverse impacts of global climate change on local communities.

The presentation titled, Distribution of Risk from Climate Change will be held in Grace Knight Conference Room Alachua County Administration building, 12 SE 1st Street Gainesville, FL 32601

This presentation is an initiative of the ECSC, and is open to the public. UF, County and City staff are encouraged to attend.  

The mission of the ECSC is to draft by May 2008, a comprehensive report on energy use, its relationship to climate change and local socio-economic impacts, including recomendations of actions that may be implemented by the Board of County Commissioners and the community at large.

Immediately following the presentation the ECSC will have its regular meeting in the same room.   The public is encouraged to attend. 

For more information on this presentation, please contact Sean McLendon, Alachua County Environmental Protection Department 352-264-6802.



  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).