Climate change is natural process, not grounds for alarm

2013-07-14T00:00:00Z Climate change is natural process, not grounds for alarm nwitimes.com
July 14, 2013 12:00 am

"A change in our climate is taking place...snows are less frequent and less deep..."

Global warming in the 21st century? No, these were the observations in 1781 of Thomas Jefferson, someone who routinely recorded climate change in his time.

Nature moves in cycles, which explains a lot of our recent unstable weather patterns. According to renowned meteorologist Joe Bastardi, the Pacific Ocean is now in a cold phase while the Atlantic remains warm. These are exactly the same conditions that existed from 1951-1960, when the U.S. was ravaged by heat, tornadoes and hurricanes, one of which struck as far north as Maine.

But President Obama and his legions of alarmists use our current turbulent weather to stir up climate change hysteria, thus permitting him to further destroy our traditional energy industry. Apparently he was serious when he warned that energy costs would "necessarily skyrocket" under his policies.

- Thomas Markovich, Hammond

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