Reader's view: Armchair science makes real scientists cringe
On April 17, a misinformed reader submitted a mistaken opinion piece to the News Tribune (A Geologist’s View: “Alarmist reports on global warming usually don’t suggest tough measures”). The writer, Rolf Westgard, is a frequent newspaper contributor but has never been a climate researcher. His comments reflected a nearly complete misunderstanding of the Earth’s climate.
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