Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Florida Bans the Phrases 'Climate Change' and 'Global Warming'

"Cenk Uygur host of The Young Turks discusses the move by Florida officials to ban the use of the term 'climate change'.

Officials at the Florida Department of Environmental Protection have been told that the words 'climate change' when used together has been banned, according to former and current employees including attorney for DEP's Office of General Counsel Christopher Byrd. Byrd stated that along with climate change that the words 'sustainability' and 'global warming' was also banned.

Chief officials of the DEP refused to answer why. The policy went into effect after Florida Governor Rick Scott came to office."

Why would the DEP ban these words? Let us know what you think in the comments below.

Read more here: In Florida, officials ban term 'climate change' Miami Herald

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