The science and politics (and doubt) surrounding climate change (2 letters)

The science and politics (and doubt) surrounding climate change (2 letters)

Thibault Camus, Related Press fileA message is displayed on the Eiffel Tower earlier than the 2015 Paris Local weather Convention on Nov. 29, 2015.Re: “Regardless of denials, local weather change continues on its damaging course,” Dec. 29 Ved Nanda column.

I very a lot loved Ved Nanda’s climate-change column. The proposal by Republican leaders for a steadily rising carbon tax is certainly a step in the precise route, however it might be troublesome to cross such a regulation due to the president’s unyielding opposition to the truth of local weather change.

There may be additionally a Local weather Options Caucus within the Home of Representatives with 62 members, an equal variety of Republicans and Democrats. Anybody occupied with nudging Congress to behave on local weather change ought to urge their consultant to affix this caucus, particularly if their consultant is a Republican. The caucus is dedicated to holding the identical variety of Democrats and Republicans within the caucus and is rising in energy.

Susan Permut, Monument

Ved Nanda writes that “scientific proof and grim realities proceed to belie the assertions of local weather change deniers.” Apparently he wouldn’t know actuality if it was a two-by-four hitting him on the aspect of his head.

13 latest research counsel we’re in for world cooling for the subsequent couple of many years. Russian, Chinese language, Japanese and Indian scientists have all predicted this, too, as a result of world warming stopped in 1998. Nanda ought to do two issues: first, Google “world warming hoax” and he can learn without end; and second, return to his regulation lessons and apply his career as an alternative of claiming to be a local weather scientist.