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Scott says "I'm not a scientist" in response to climate change questions

Gov. Rick Scott answers questions from reporters following a Cabinet meeting on May 13. Photo by Bruce Ritchie.

Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday dodged the question of whether he still believes climate change is not caused by humans, responding that "I'm not a scientist."

Florida's vulnerability to climate change was a focus in the National Climate Assessment issued last week by the White House as required by Congress. 

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