Climate change

In response to the letter of Nancy Smeets-Tkachenko on Dec. 13, “Climate change is nothing new,” your claim that “In the 1970s scientists predicted a global ice age with global cooling” is often used by climate-change deniers to discredit scientists who raise the alarm over global warming.

According to an article published in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (“The Myth of the 1970s Global Cooling Scientific Consensus,” Peterson, Thomas, et. al., February 2008), “There was n...

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