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Methods of debunkers

Dear Editor:

The recent responses to my letters on global warming reveal how those trying to debunk it work. They mention irrelevant facts: “Engineers know how to deal with permafrost.” They select information: “… the Greenland ice sheet … away from the coast is thickening.” That is true, because with the warmer weather it is snowing more, but it is also true that they admit that it is disappearing. They choose particular data and ignore other larger sets. Sometimes they just outright mislead.

This argument could go on and on, but most people already have enough information and are intelligent enough to see through the smokescreen put up by those who have an interest in nothing being done about climate change.

Gerry Terwilliger


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