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Florida's Not The Only State Where Officials Censored The Term ‘Climate Change'

HIALEAH, FL - MARCH 09:  Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields
HIALEAH, FL - MARCH 09: Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

It may have seemed surprising when, on Sunday, four former employees of Florida’s state Department of Environmental Protection said they were forbidden to use the words “climate change” and “global warming” in any official communications.

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