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Let's proceed with caution, open minds with climate change

In Our Opinion

 


The debate over climate change sometimes takes on the sound and feel of an elementary school playground argument.

You remember how it used to go in sing-song fashion. “It is so,” yells one. “Is not,” responds the other. “So. Not. So. Not,” the exchange continues.

Then, as happens when the dispute moves to the monkey bars, out come the personal insults, the mother and father barbs. Such as when U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry did when he called those who have not bought into the theory as “flat-earthers.” That of course, is the reference to the pre-Columbus thinkers who th...



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10milecreek writes:

Please see the American Association for the Advancement of Science (http://whatweknow.aaas.org/get-the-facts/). 97% of all climate scientists conclude humans are now causing climate change.(J. Cook et al., 2013. Quantifying the consensus on anthropogenic global warming in the scientific literature. Environ. Res. Lett. 8 (2): 024024). If 97% of all doctors concluded that you had cancer, you wouldn't seek a second opinion, you'd act on their diagnosis. We need to do likewise re climate change.