Eckerd College marine science professor David Hastings, left, speaks to Gov. Rick Scott, right, and his aide, Noah Valenstein, during an Aug. 20, 2014, meeting about why Florida should act to offset the impact of climate change.
Eckerd College marine science professor David Hastings, left, speaks to Gov. Rick Scott, right, and his aide, Noah Valenstein, during an Aug. 20, 2014, meeting about why Florida should act to offset the impact of climate change. Mary Ellen Klas meklas@miamiherald.com
Eckerd College marine science professor David Hastings, left, speaks to Gov. Rick Scott, right, and his aide, Noah Valenstein, during an Aug. 20, 2014, meeting about why Florida should act to offset the impact of climate change. Mary Ellen Klas meklas@miamiherald.com

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