I live in FL and I can tell the difference in storms, animal behavior, etc. We have more red tide, huge fish kills, and for sure stronger storms because of warmer waters and runoff/pollution flowing from farmlands into streams, then rivers, and into our oceans. The state’s conservative leadership seems to not mind it one bit either. I feel like it’s a form of population control with a side of capitalism. Who stands to gain when locals lose? Rich people!
FL politicians just keep touting tourism (which generates a different type of pollution), ignoring the environment and taking money from fuel company lobbyist, etc. If the storms continue, we won’t be able to live on the Gulf Coast. ..or it will only be accessible to the uber wealthy. Climate change is real. It’s only a matter of time before we all feel it.