Ellis clearly pushing a political agenda

The Gazette Opinion Staff
Published: March 17 2014 | 1:48 pm - Updated: 1 April 2014 | 9:44 am in

Guest columnist Gary Ellis (“Global warming debunked,” March 8) says he’s an engineer with background in science and math, but he’s clearly pushing an anti-science agenda that refuses to curb the use of fossil fuels.

He also doesn’t know, or doesn’t care, about the measurable damage being done to our oceans right now, from the steadily rising level of CO2 pollution of our


I prefer to trust research-based opinions of the vast majority of climate scientists who have a very tough job. Predicting outcomes indeed is difficult when it’s impossible to do climate experiments on a global scale, but they are not lying to us.

Why would they? They’re doing their job trying to find the truth and warning us if necessary.

Ellis’ political agenda is suggested by his describing climate scientists, and those of us who take them seriously, as “hysterical.”

Funny, that’s the word I had in mind about his article.

Eugene Spaziani

Iowa City


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