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!

  1. loisajay April 27, 2015 / 9:23 pm

    Ain’t it the truth! How in the hell did we ever re-elect him? Oh, wait. Christ or him. What kind of crazy choice is that?!


    • Danny James April 27, 2015 / 9:29 pm

      It is truly amazing. And the legislature can’t even pass a balanced budget. The ONLY thing they are required to do. No wonder politicians are hated more than car salesman.


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