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27 August 2016

What is it About Climate Physics That Makes Politicians Nuts

Two politicians: one right-wing, and one left wing, made stunningly ignorant statements about climate change in the past two weeks. A U.S. Senator from Wisconsin (Ron Johnson) claimed the globe is not warming and actually is cooling, while Jill Stein, the Green Party candidate for President claimed we will see “yards of sea level rise” in 50 years. First let’s talk about the sea level rise. This is a serious issue, …


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