Alex Sink today rolled out a comprehensive energy plan that will create new jobs and lead Florida away from a fossil fuel based future. The economic and environmental effects from the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico demonstrate the urgent need for alternative energy and Alex Sink proved yet again today that she is the only candidate running for Governor with the bold plan and keen understanding of the vital issues facing Florida.
While Sink was rolling out her energy plan, the Republican candidates for Governor continued their practice of denying basic facts and offering disproven rhetoric. Yesterday, the St. Petersburg Times reported that disgraced executive Rick Scott does not believe in climate change, saying “I have not been convinced.” Scott, whose former company pled guilty to the largest Medicare fraud in American history after Scott was forced to resign as CEO, is following career politician Bill McCollum’s lead in ignoring the overwhelming scientific consensus on climate change. McCollum is on record saying “the science is not all in.” … Continue ReadingTweet