February 24, 2021
If a neighbor or the fellow on the next bar stool were to ramble on to the effect that adding carbon to our atmosphere by burning oil and coal was basically harmless, I would just sigh. I would not try to change his mind because I have no particular authority, no credentials to back my statements up. I am myself persuaded that the climate and our planet's ecology is being degraded by the use of fossil fuels because that is the consensus of 97% of climate scientists. I understand that their general agreement is likely to approximate the truth, and that it they are right we...