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Florida’s GOP leaders opposed climate aid. Now they're depending on it

Florida’s GOP leaders opposed climate aid. Now they're depending on it

Senior Republican politicians in the state have opposed federal action against global warming, which is making storms like Hurricane Ian more destructive.
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Republicans largely silent on 'code red' climate change report

Monday's release of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's latest grim assessment of the trajectory of global warming has been met by a chorus of silence by Republicans in Washington.

Florida Republicans have added the words 'climate change' to their vocabularies — and to legislation
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Florida Republicans have added the words 'climate change' to their vocabularies — and to legislation

Gov. DeSantis’s office said there's no downside to using 'the term ‘climate change’ or any other term.'
Toxic red tide is back in Florida. Is big sugar to blame?
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Toxic red tide is back in Florida. Is big sugar to blame?

The rise of toxic algae blooms in the Gulf of Mexico is pitting tourism against agriculture as the state looks for solutions.
Gov. DeSantis goes bold on climate change. Even Rick Scott says it’s real. Now what?
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Gov. DeSantis goes bold on climate change. Even Rick Scott says it’s real. Now what?

In appointing Florida’s first Chief Science Officer and advertising for a Chief Resilience Officer, Gov. Ron DeSantis is turning the page on his predecessor’s head-in-the-sand approach to the climate crisis. We applaud his course correction and offer ideas for an even bolder path.
Carl Hiaasen:  When it comes to saving Florida’s environment, DeSantis gets it — so far

Carl Hiaasen:  When it comes to saving Florida’s environment, DeSantis gets it — so far

Florida’s new Republican governor issued a head-spinning executive order calling for a $2.5 billion hike in environmental funding, including increased water-quality monitoring, a purge of septic tanks, and — hang on — a ban on fracking.
‘Just a lot of alarmism’: Trump’s skepticism of climate science is echoed across GOP
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‘Just a lot of alarmism’: Trump’s skepticism of climate science is echoed across GOP

The Republican Party, whose leaders once largely accepted the reality of climate change, is increasingly following the lead of a doubtful president.
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