Zac Anderson, Herald Tribune, Feb. 4, 2020

https://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20200204/floridarsquos-chief-science-officer-doesnrsquot-mince-words-on-climate-change-says-humans-need-to-reduce-carbon-emissions 

Florida’s new chief science officer spoke about the need to reduce nutrient pollution that is contributing to water quality problems and reduce carbon emissions that are warming the planet during a swing through Sarasota Tuesday.

Gov. Ron DeSantis created the position of chief science officer shortly after being sworn in, and University of Florida professor Thomas Frazer is the first person to hold the job.

Frazer, who has a Ph.D. in biological sciences, primarily has been tasked with addressing water quality issues, which he described during a speech to The Argus Foundation Tuesday as “probably the most pressing problem in our state.” Read More