Environmentalists say TECO and Castor’s new carbon emission plan sets Tampa’s energy goals back 15 years November 9, 2021

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Howard Kessler, MD and President of PSR Florida said that the group joins climate scientists and healthcare professionals around the globe in viewing net-zero carbon as “a dangerous trap” that denies the urgency of the climate crisis and net-zero’s inequitable application for low-income communities.

“Shame on TECO and the Mayor of the great City of Tampa for dragging the city into the trap,” Kessler said. “PSR Florida calls on federal policy makers to protect public health and address the climate crisis by promoting 100% clean and renewable energy legislation today.”

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