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Florida Climate Change

More Than 400 U.S. Cities May Be 'Past The Point Of No Return' With Sea Level Threats

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 10.14.2015 | Science

Millions of Americans live in places where it's too late to slow the threat of rising sea levels, a new study warns, and researchers are hoping those ...

Jon Stewart Has The Perfect Response To Florida's Climate Change Denial

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 03.26.2015 | Comedy

Florida Gov. Rick Scott insists there's no ban on the phrase "climate change" despite reports to the contrary -- and despite a bizarre exchange last w...

Kate Sheppard

Florida Environmental Staffer Says He Was Reprimanded For Talking About Climate Change | Kate Sheppard | Posted 03.19.2015 | Politics

A Florida Department of Environmental Protection land manager says he was sent home and formally reprimanded for speaking about climate change and the...

Friday Talking Points -- Best Pi Day Of The Century!

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.13.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Before we get on with all the politics, we have two unrelated announcements. The first is tomorrow's quirk in the calendar. Actually, today is quirky as well, if you're a friggatriskaidekaphobe, since it's Friday the 13th.

John Kerry Calls Out Florida's Ban On Saying 'Climate Change'

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 03.13.2015 | Politics

Secretary of State John Kerry, challenging climate change deniers to face reality, not-so-subtly called out Florida Gov. Rick Scott's (R) administrati...

Ban On 'Climate Change' Widespread Across Florida Government Under Rick Scott

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.26.2015 | Politics

Florida's ban on using the words "climate change" and "global warming" in official communications goes beyond just the state's Department of Environme...

Florida Officials Banned The Term 'Climate Change'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.04.2015 | Politics

Officials responsible for making sure Florida is prepared to respond to the earth's changing climate are barred from using the terms "global warming" ...

Rick Scott Under Pressure To Do Something About Climate Change

Reuters | Posted 11.18.2014 | Politics

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE (Reuters) - A group of 42 scientists from Florida universities submitted a joint letter on Thursday urging...

Another Florida Republican Thinks Humans Don't Contribute To Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 06.09.2014 | Politics

Rep. Jeff Miller (R-Fla.) denied that human activity has any impact on climate change while on MSNBC Monday. Miller, the chairman of the House Vete...

Rick Scott Won't Say If He Believes In Man-Made Climate Change: 'I'm Not A Scientist'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) refused to say whether he believes man-made global warming is real Tuesday, despite having said in the past that he doesn'...

A Growing Sense of Urgency

Bill Richardson | Posted 10.09.2013 | Green
Bill Richardson

Preventing the full breadth of U.S. climate change risks -- from sea-level rise and extreme weather and climate events -- will require action at all levels. Everyone from local counties in Florida to the federal government has a critical role to play.