LETTER: ‘Controlling climate’ not part of global discussion

After reading Tom Harris’s letter, I was reminded that his phrase “controlling Earth’s climate” belongs to Mr. Harris.

Re:  “Spending on climate change mitigation is immoral”

After reading Tom Harris’s letter, I was reminded that his phrase “controlling Earth’s climate” belongs to Mr. Harris and does not seem to be part of the global discussion on climate change.  If, as Mr. Harris suggests, Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) is misguided, then so too is the Government of Canada along with all the other countries represented at the recent Paris climate talks and all the credible peer reviewed science.

Mr. Harris’s comments in this and his previous letters focus only on CCL and not the countless other countries and organizations that support the same type of climate action as CCL. We must remember that Mr. Harris and his organization are the antithesis of more than 90 per cent of intelligent science aimed at reducing the root causes of our current climate disruptions. Any action that will reduce the causes will also help those most vulnerable to the effects of climate change.

Ron Robinson, Nelson

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