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    Subtropical storm olga forms in caribbean Pacific Ocean after hitting the northern and southern parts of the United States with a powerful northwest winds (Photo courtesy AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

    Subtropical storm olga forms in caribbean Pacific Ocean after hitting the northern and southern parts of the United States with a powerful northwest winds (Photo courtesy AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

    “There is no denying how important Florida is for climate change. We need to have policies that are realistic and effective to reduce our carbon pollution, and it would be irresponsible not to protect Floridians from these emissions,” said Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida, chairma강원출장샵n of the Senate panel that will assess the costs and benefits of climate change.

    “I urge my colleagues to fully examine the impacts of climate change on these Floridians and take necessary actions to protect their health, wealth and security and to reduce their reliance on volatile fossil fuels.”

    But Republican House Speaker Joe Straus said he was wary of adding the Florida report to t더킹 카지노he growing collection of reports on climate change in Washington and urged lawmakers to ignore it because it was politically charged.

    “This report does nothing for the state of Florida,” said Straus, a Republican. “The Florida House, the Republican House, we are the party of science.”

    Rep. Carlos Curbelo, a Republican from Orlando, told a Miami radio station Thursday that he thought “everywhere in the world” was at risk from increasing global temperatures and “everybody should take care of their own climate.”

    House Budget Committee chairman Paul Ryan called Olga a threat. Aides on his presidential campaign had told CNN that he did not consider a Florida study “sufficient information to be considered in support of his position and to consider the science.”

    House Republican staff and the president’s chief science adviser were asked about Olga earlier Thursday but did not comment.

    Republicans say climate change is a hoax, but most scientis나비야ts say it’s real.

    “Climate change is real,” said Jim LaBan, vice president of the American Geophysical Union. “It’s already happening.”

    Scientists are concerned about a changing climate, which they call an “Earth-system feedback.” The Earth, ocean, atmosphere, polar region and much of our planet are warming.

    A report this month from the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said climate change could cause widespread water shortages or other catastrophic disruptions.