ETHICAL ISSUES: CLIMATE CHANGE
Yes, the earth’s climate is changing, and no, there’s no need for immediate panic. That about sums up the current state of affairs re: global warming.
In the first place, personal experience suggests that the climate IS getting warmer, at least in the US. I support that view because I’ve witnessed winters becoming somewhat milder over my 75 years of life on this planet. But is there any reason to panic? No. The earth is in an interglacial stage, a perfectly natural phenomenon supported by the geological record. That said:
The IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) completed a controversial study a few years ago supporting the political drive to control carbon emissions, concluding that man is primarily responsible for the ‘global warming’ reportedly underway. Soon afterward, it was found that the study was biased–far