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Now is the Time to Debate the "Climate Crisis" (Guest: James Taylor)

September 23, 2019

With state and national legislation being pushed that would fundamentally alter our economy and lifestyles in and effort to prevent a purported climate crisis, a debate over the causes and consequences of climate change is overdue.

The Heartland Institute has challenged prominent scientists to explain and defend their hypothesis of a human-caused climate crisis in a debate with skeptical scientists moderated by John Stossel on September 23, the day of the United Nations next Climate Summit in New York City.

With state and national legislation being pushed that would fundamentally alter our economy and lifestyles in and effort to prevent a purported climate crisis, a public debate over the causes and consequences of climate change is overdue. Before we hand more of the economy over to government control, we should be sure a climate crisis is in the offing. 

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H. Sterling Burnett, Ph.D. is a Heartland senior fellow on environmental policy and the managing editor of Environment & Climate News.
hsburnett@heartland.org
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James Taylor is Director of the Arthur B. Robinson Center for Climate and Environmental Policy at The Heartland Institute.
jtaylor@heartland.org