When will the Florida sunshine finally show up?
Posted On July 14, 2021
Posted April 05, 2018 04:53:10 When will Florida sunshine show up on the Sunshine State?
The Florida sun is a major factor in the state’s economy and in its economic development, according to Dr. Kevin Kost, a senior meteorologist with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.
The sun has been linked to economic growth in Florida by more than a quarter in the last decade.
And it is the largest contributor to the state economy.
Florida’s sunshine supply is concentrated in the Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties.
And the sun is also the primary source of water for much of the Sunshine state.
But as the state grapples with drought, population growth and other factors that have slowed economic growth, a new study released Tuesday by the Florida Institute of Technology shows that the sun may be coming closer to a comeback in Florida.
In a report titled “What’s coming next: Florida sun,” the institute examined the economic impact of the sun on Florida and the state of Florida, and found that sun exposure has helped to fuel economic growth.
The Florida Institute, along with other researchers, used data from a 2012 state survey of more than 16,000 residents to look at the economic effects of sun exposure.
Researchers found that the average person in Florida gets roughly 7 hours of sunshine a day, which is roughly the amount of time a Florida resident gets from one hour to the next.
For those who do not get much sun, it takes more time.
But the amount people get in Florida is about equal to the amount they would get from the average American in the same situation.
And in addition, the state has about 2.6 million people, more than any other state in the country, according the institute.
The study found that economic activity increased by 3.5 percent between 2006 and 2015 for people in the Florida Keys, the southeastern part of the state.
And during the same time period, Florida saw an increase of 4.3 percent in the total number of people living in the Keys, with the population of those people more than doubling to more than 14,000.
The researchers found that people in Florida also had higher incomes in 2015, with incomes increasing by 3 percent for the average income earner and 2.9 percent for a family of four.
In addition, economic growth for people who did not have the sun increased by 2.2 percent, and for people with lower incomes, it increased by 1.3 and 3.6 percent, respectively.
The Sunshine State also had the lowest rates of asthma in the nation, the report found.
According to the institute, in 2015 the Sunshine States ozone levels were the lowest in the world and the Sunshine states highest air quality levels were in the South.
“Sunshine is a critical element of the Florida economy,” said Jennifer Novella, the institute’s director of economic development.
“It drives growth, it provides jobs, and it helps keep our state competitive,” she said.
But while the sun appears to be showing signs of return in the Sunshine, there is still a lot of work to do.
The institute said the sun does not provide all of the economic benefits it does.
While the sun has an impact on the amount and type of fish caught and eaten in the water, it does not appear to have a significant effect on the size of fish in the fish tank, said the institute in a statement.
The Sun also does not significantly affect how much time people spend outdoors.
“The sun is not as critical to outdoor recreation as it used to be, and in the past, it has been the primary factor in our state’s outdoor recreation success,” the statement said.
“But as our population ages, and as outdoor recreation declines, we need the sun to be at its highest potential.”
As part of its report, the Florida institute also found that water from the sun was a significant contributor to water use.
It found that in 2015 more than half of all water used in the U.S. was from the Florida Sun, which includes the Florida and Gulf Coast.
That number is about a quarter of what it was in 2006, when the sun had not yet been identified as a major contributor to our water supply.
“Our state relies heavily on the water we have from the Sun,” said Dr. Karen Niederhauser, a water science professor at the University of Miami and the study’s co-author.
“When the sun goes down, it’s a real problem.”
In 2016, the Sunshine and Coral counties used an average of about 11 million gallons of water per day to irrigate their lawns, the lowest number in the entire country, the study found.
In some places, such as Broward, Palm Beach and Miami, it could be as much as 30 percent less than that.
And a significant amount of water was also used to fill storm drains.
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