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‘For Our Children’s Sake’: Miami Dade Schools Commit To 100% Clean Energy By 2030

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CARL JUSTE CJUSTE@MIAMIHERALD.COM
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The Miami Herald
Solar array floats out as FPL and Miami-Dade County launched a half-acre 402-panel floating solar array generating 160 kilowatts of power into the Blue Lagoon adjacent to Miami International Airport on Tuesday, January 28, 2020.

Miami-Dade County, the fourth-largest school district in the nation, became the first Southern school district to commit to an ambitious goal: switching to “clean energy” entirely by 2030.

The resolution didn’t define clean energy, but traditionally that means switching away from fossil fuels in favor of renewable energy, like switching to electric buses and more schools powered by solar energy.

Still, the resolution represents a victory for parents and students who developed and pushed for the proposal, passed unanimously with no debate in a Wednesday school board meeting.

Read more from our news partner at The Miami Herald.