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Cool it on global warming

| Tuesday, May 17, 2005

I was a bit surprised to find the article on global warming in Sunday's opinion section by Ross Gelbspan ("Ignoring warming, risking futures," Opinion and Commentary, May 15), but after some thought I realized it was the only place to run the article.

Global warming is a myth based on junk science and opinion. There are no facts to prove that global warming even exists. The environmentalists still scream the battle cry, which is that we need more laws, more regulation. This leads me to believe the environmentalists' real objective is socialism and loss of freedom.

The list of new laws and regulation that they want is endless. Their only solution to the environment is total control of private lives and the complete suffocation of the big, bad corporations.

Gelbspan said in his article that we are the biggest emitters of heat-trapping carbon dioxide. But two weeks ago a scientist stated that the atmosphere is so clean that more of the sun's rays are reaching Earth! Sounds like we need to start burning tires again.

Gelbspan needs to concentrate on solutions to environmental problems and stop running around like Chicken Little crying the globe is warming.

Gregory Chrash
Uniontown

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