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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Tristram Korten was on "To the Point" and "Here and Now" for his story about Florida's ban on the terms "global warming" and "climate change."
State environmental officials ordered not to use the terms “climate change” or “global warming” in any government communications, emails, or reports, according to former employees, consultants, volunteers and records.
Two Florida legislators proposed bills that would amend the public records laws to protect private companies doing business with state agencies. Open records advocates say the bills as written would impede access to public records.
A Leon County Circuit Court judge ruled this week that an ongoing lawsuit against Gov. Rick Scott can be amended to include the complaint that Scott purposely withheld information he was required to make public, or that he purposely delayed releasing that information.