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Obama in Everglades: ‘Climate Change Can’t Be Denied’

Obama was here on Earth Day to highlight the future dangers associated with climate change.

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On Earth Day, President Obama to Give Climate Change Speech in Everglades

The speech comes one month after FCIR reported that state employees were prohibited from using the terms “climate change” and “global warming.”

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DEP Email: Stay ‘On Message’ When It Comes to Sea-Level Rise

An email exchange among Florida Department of Environmental Protection employees responding to a media request to talk about sea-level rise hints that the department had a message that had to be adhered to when it came to the cause.

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Manatee Harassment Is On The Rise At Florida Springs, Environmentalists Say

When it comes to congregating peacefully with manatees, visitors at a pair of Florida’s national parks could care less, according to a group representing civil stewards of public land.

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In Sunshine State, Big Energy Blocks Solar Power

Millions in political donations from Florida utilities help keep solar panels off rooftops

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University of Miami Researchers Contaminated Rare Pine Rockland, DOJ Lawsuit Alleges

Critics of a plan to develop rare forest land in southwest Miami-Dade County say that radioactive materials dumped there by University of Miami researchers show that the university was a poor steward of sensitive land.

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FEMA to States: No Climate Planning, No Money

Governors seeking billions of dollars in U.S. preparedness funds will have to sign off on plans to mitigate effects of climate change.

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Federal, State Officials Respond to ‘Climate Change’ Controversy

State officials questioned about not using the term.

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As Gov. Scott Denies Ban, ‘Climate Change’ Order Reported at Other Agencies

Employees from the Department of Transportation, Department of Health and South Florida Water Management District say they were told not to use “climate change” and “global warming.”

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‘Climate Change’ Ban? Then Why Are There References in State Documents? We’ll Explain

Your questions answered.

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