Jim Turner, Northwest Florida Daily News, Oct. 21, 2019

Link: https://www.wlrn.org/post/florida-s-gop-has-change-heart-about-climate-change

Florida lawmakers are digging into issues involving climate change and greenhouse gas emissions, phrases mostly kept under wraps by state Republican leaders before last year’s elections.

Senate Infrastructure and Security Chairman Tom Lee, a Thonotosassa Republican and former Senate president, said the shift in the GOP is in part a reflection of a younger generation of conservatives, including Gov. Ron DeSantis and incoming House Speaker Chris Sprowls, who “aren’t so much in denial about some of these issues.” Read More