“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.