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Earthjustice, Florida Dems slam Rick Scott over ‘ban’ on ‘climate change’

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Democrats and some environmentalists blasted Gov. Rick Scott on Monday after a weekend news report that Florida Department of Environmental Protection employees had been banned from using the term climate change or global warming after he took office in 2011. The report by the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting appeared in the Tampa Bay Times and was referenced in The Washington Post and The Atlantic. The report said the  policy was unwritten but was “distributed verbally statewide” through the department of 3,200 employees. The report said four…

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Mitch Perry Report for 3.9.15 — Let’s not talk about climate change in Florida

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President Obama has been lambasted by many for his administration’s refusal to address the terrorist threat around the globe as “Islamic terrorism.” “We are not at war with Islam,” the President said last month at the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism last month. “We are at war with people who have perverted Islam.” Nevertheless, critics say that the failure to specify who the U.S. and the rest of the West is at war with has deleteriously affected his…

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