Republicans Focus on Effects, Not Causes, of Climate Change

1/23/2022 7:30:00 PM

Governors in several Republican-led states, including Florida's Ron DeSantis, are focusing on the effects rather than the causes of climate change

State Politics, Political/General News

Governors in several Republican-led states, including Florida's Ron DeSantis, are focusing on the effects rather than the causes of climate change

Republican governors are confronting rising sea levels and wildfires as concern increases. “We’re not doing any left-wing stuff,” Florida’s Ron DeSantis says.

Jan. 23, 2022 10:00 am ETMIAMI—Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis visited the coastal city of Oldsmar recently to unveil projects including sea walls and drainage systems intended to address flooding. The state is seeing rising sea levels, and Florida’s environmental and economic successes are intertwined, Mr. DeSantis and other speakers said.

The Republican governor, unlike many of his Democratic counterparts, didn’t use the term “climate change” or endorse specific policies aimed at combating factors that most climate scientists say are driving warming, such as greenhouse-gas emissions. He focused on responding to the effects of a warming climate.

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