In California, Facts and Science Still Matter

People who worry about climate change have been in a state of high anxiety about President Trump’s ignorance about the issue, his assault on Obama-era policies designed to do something about it and the growing evidence that extreme weather events and other consequences of global warming, long predicted by mainstream scientists, are now upon us. […]

Belief in human-caused global warming rooted in sound science

Climate change Regarding Gregory Bush’s letter (The Capital, Sept. 26) denying a scientific basis for climate change: Climate models are tested, in a process known as “hindcasting,” against what we know happened in the past. If a model gets the past right, it’s likely to get the future right. In fact, climate models have predicted […]