Letters

Not willing to gamble

F. F. Langford accuses T. V. Gogol of cherry picking data, then goes on to cherry pick data. The author stated that from ‘79-98 temperatures increased from the global average. Then states that after ‘99 the average has stopped rising.

Warming is a misnomer because not all climate change raises temperatures. Some places will see unseasonal cooling because of greenhouse gases.

His parting gift is ‘Why waste the money on climate stabilization projects...?’ If its rhetorical, then I digress. But if he’s legitimately asking, then here’s your answer: If we’re wrong we’ve wasted billions and humans get to live. If we’re right we’ve spent billions to save humans and we get to live.

If you’re wrong, we’ve saved billions but  the human race is extinct. If you’re right, we’ve saved billions and we get to live. I for one, am not willing to take the risk when gambling with the entire human race as the stakes.

Noel Gagnon

Sidney

 

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