OVER THE YEARS HARVEY HAS BEEN A CONSISTENT
WATCHDOG OF OUR NATURAL RESOURCES

DEFENDER of the EVERGLADES AWARD

Marjory Stoneman Douglas Friends of theEverglades

Inaugural Recipient of the "Reitmeister-Abess Award”

For Environmental Advocacy University of Miami Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy

“Orchid”

Award for Environmentalism - Urban Environmental League

Five Questions Turning a County ‘Green’

From The Miami Herald
He had help, but there’s no disputing that Miami-Dade Clerk of Courts Harvey Ruvin was the driving force behind the county’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gases.

Miami-Dade’s motto: Think globally, act locally in cutting greenhouse gas production

From the Sun-Sentinel
Even before Harvey Ruvin left South Florida for the climate treaty talks in Kyoto, Japan, he realized that divisions among the more than150 countries represented there might prove intractable. But Ruvin, the clerk of the courts in Miami-Dade County, has a backup plan.

Miami-Dade a leader in cleaning up air

From The Miami Herald
Don’t blame Miami-Dade County if your children’s grandchildren are up to their knees in sea water here in the late 21st Century. Miami-Dade ranks ninth in the world and second in the nation among local governments trying to reduce pollution responsible for heating up the world’s climate and raising sea levels, according to the United Nations’ International Council for Local Environment Initiatives.

Harvey Ruvin chaired both the County's Climate Change Advisory Task Force and its Sea Level Rise Task Force

A mission to advise the County regarding Greenhouse Gas Reduction and Adaptation Planning.

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