Climate Change. Not in Florida!

Pat Bagley - Salt Lake Tribune - Florida Climate - English - Climate Change, Global Warming, Florida, GOP, Denial, Rick Scott, Sea Levels, Rising Sea Levels, Flooding, Catastrophe, Catastrophic, Denialism

Pat Bagley – Salt Lake Tribune

“We were told not to use the terms “climate change,” “global warming,” or “sustainability.” That message was communicated to me and my colleagues by our superiors in the Office of General Counsel.”

–Christopher Byrd an attorney who worked at the Florida Department of Environment Protection from 2008 to 2013. In March, the Miami Herald reported that an unwritten policy against using those words to describe environmental issues and impact went into effect in 2011 when Gov. Rick Scott took office.

Welcome to Florida. Almost everything strange washes up near Miami.

2 thoughts on “Climate Change. Not in Florida!

Tell me your thoughts!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s