Two state agencies -- one independent, the other under the governor -- take very different approaches to climate change, demonstrating how politics can trump science in Florida.
Obama was here on Earth Day to highlight the future dangers associated with climate change.
The speech comes one month after FCIR reported that state employees were prohibited from using the terms "climate change" and "global warming."
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.
Governors seeking billions of dollars in U.S. preparedness funds will have to sign off on plans to mitigate effects of climate change.
State officials questioned about not using the term.