Florida’s new GOP governor tackles climate change, a phrase once banned in the state
May 24, 2019

Florida’s new GOP governor tackles climate change, a phrase once banned in the state

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The House passes a bill to protect Americans in retirement. Is the U.S. in a trade "cold war" with China. Florida's new governor actually acknowledges climate change, and even says the phrase.

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Florida's new governor brings a new approach to climate change

May 24, 2019
Under former governor Rick Scott, Florida state employees said — and documents confirmed — there was a ban on using the term "climate change." Instead of "sea level rise," employees were instructed to say "nuisance flooding."
A woman walks through flooded streets in the rural migrant worker town of Immokalee, which was especially hard hit by Hurricane Irma on September 13, 2017 in Immokalee, Florida.
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Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director