Best of the Blogs: The Edge

By Jon Bleyer - August 4, 2017

Progress Florida's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 8-4-17
Best of the Blogs is featured weekly as part of Progress Florida's popular free Daily Clips service.

Putnam’s Rightward Lurch Is Smart Politics And Natural To Him
By Kartik Krishnaiyer
The Florida Squeeze
Florida political insiders seem to be aghast at Adam Putnam’s shift to the right.

Florida's 'Fair Districts' laws have stopped the GOP from running wild, but they still have the edge
By Jeff Singer
Daily Kos
Daily Kos Elections' project to calculate the 2016 presidential results for every state legislative seat in the nation reaches Florida, a swing state where the GOP enjoys huge majorities in both the state House and state Senate.

Utilities Knew: Documenting Electric Utilities’ Early Knowledge and Ongoing Deception on Climate Change From 1968-2017
By The Energy & Policy Institute
CleanEnergy Footprints
Scientists had begun to warn electric utilities about climate change by 1968, and by 1988 the industry’s official research and development organization had acknowledged that, “There is growing consensus in the scientific community that the greenhouse effect is real.”