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24 Hours Of Climate Reality; dental industry decline; Florida-Georgia weekend; Kurtis Loftus

A protester is seen during a climate change demonstration in Los Angeles on May 24.

Activists worldwide organize tomorrow for a day of global climate action. During 24 Hours of Climate Reality, activists and scientists will demand policy changes required to cut fossil fuel emissions and transition to a clean-energy economy.

The event follows this week’s congressional investigation in which Democrats ask oil companies to clarify misinformation about the effects of fossil fuels.

Guests: 

Dental practices in the pandemic

The pandemic hit dentists hard. Many find themselves closing their practices, especially in rural areas. Patients are putting off appointments too, risking their health in the process.

Guest: Dr. Suzanne Ebert, VP of Dental Practice & Relationship Management at American Dental Association Practice Transitions.

Florida-Georgia weekend

This weekend, TIAA Bank Field hosts the Florida Gators and Georgia Bulldogs for their most hotly anticipated game of the year.

Guest: Josh Torres, WJCT sports analyst.

Kurtis Loftus 

Local surfer Kurtis Loftus beat his own record for the longest time surfing in the ocean at 31 hours. The marathon surfer raised funds for Jacksonville Beach’s annual holiday fundraiser, Deck the Chairs.

Guest: Kurtis Loftus, marathon surfer.

Patrick Cantin can be reached at newsteam@wjct.org or on Twitter

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Patrick Cantin is joining WJCT from the University of North Florida as a news intern for the fall 2020 semester.