Florida Legislature fails Floridians yet again on climate change April 2, 2024

Pam McVety, PhD, PSR Florida Board Member | Tallahassee Democrat

People are dying from heat in this state. The legislature hasn’t passed a law to address this and it banned local governments from doing it. Instead, the legislature said that the federal government is supposed to do it. Only, the responsible federal agency OSHA, so far, does not have a rule to do this.

Many of our local governments are trying to address climate change and are onboard with the rest of the world in transitioning us to clean renewable energy, but this is not OK with the legislature. They continually pre-empt them from helping us.

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