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Willie Soon: Climate Science is Not About Consensus, It's About Facts and Evidence

July 10, 2017

President Donald Trump was right to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement as it was based on flawed science. Actual evidence human carbon dioxide emissions are driving dangerous climate change is lacking.

The day after President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the Paris climate agreement, MIT President L. Rafael Reif, wrote a letter to the "MIT community," saying Trump made a mistake: Trump got the science and the economics wrong. Soon and a team of climate researchers responded to this letter showing MIT's President is wrong on the science and wrong on the economics. The Paris treaty would not help the climate or prevent climate change but it would harm the U.S. economy and keep millions around the world in poverty.
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Willie Soon is an astrophysicist and a geoscientist based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
H. Sterling Burnett, Ph.D., is a Heartland senior fellow on environmental policy and the managing editor of Environment & Climate News.