Alex Klistoff: A hoax? Really? |

Alex Klistoff: A hoax? Really?

George Rebane’s acrimonious commentary regarding Bill and Christine Newsome’s open letter to Congressman LaMalfa is a sad example of many right-winged opinion pieces and letters published in The Union.

There seems to be an undercurrent of anger mixed with presumptuous and pedantic platitudes that do nothing to foster mutual understanding of the issues being discussed.

But now apparently, these articles suggest the existence of an international conspiracy among climate scientists claiming their research is falsified in order to obtain grant money. Wow!

Is this what Congressman LaMalfa is suggesting when he claims there is political manipulation of climate science? What is the evidence for this? Some even claim there is “global cooling” and that climate change is a hoax. Really?

Take a look at the world’s glaciers and ice caps. Is their rapid rate of melting consistent with global “cooling”? Where is the data to back up this claim?

The scientific evidence for climate change, influenced by human activity, is overwhelming. American and International scientific organizations unanimously agree. So what is the political agenda of those who claim it is a hoax?

Alex and Ronda Klistoff

Grass Valley

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