THE BUZZ: FLORIDA POLITICS

Eckerd College marine science professor David Hastings, left, speaks to Gov. Scott, right, and his aide, Noah Valenstein, about why Florida should act to offset the impact of climate change. MARY ELLEN KLAS | Times/Herald

Gov. Rick Scott meets with scientists but remains silent on climate change

TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott listened to five of Florida's top climate scientists Tuesday as they urged him to show leadership and develop policies to offset the impact of human-induced climate change to the state. But the governor whose campaign strategy has been to say nothing on the issue except that he is "not …

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