Sunday, March 8, 2015

Florida Officials Dumber Than Their Constituents

In this article from the Miami Herald, we learn that Florida officials have banned the use of the phrases ''climate change'' and ''global warming'' from any official communication - emails, letters, spoken.

Doesn't sound like they're fully confident they're on the right side of the issue if they have to start banning words to continue getting their non-point across.

The policy goes beyond semantics and has affected reports, educational efforts and public policy in a department with about 3,200 employees and $1.4 billion budget.
“We were told not to use the terms ‘climate change,’ ‘global warming’ or ‘sustainability,’” said Christopher Byrd, an attorney with the DEP’s Office of General Counsel in Tallahassee from 2008 to 2013. “That message was communicated to me and my colleagues by our superiors in the Office of General Counsel.”

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Kind of makes you long for the good old days of stupid Florida news being about an idiot on bath salts locking himself up in a police jail to escape the demons in his head.

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