Would you take a three per cent chance?

Dear editor,

While climate change, formerly called global warming, has been in the news for years, there are still naysayers who persist in denunciations of this reality…For a moment, I would recommend to those who submit their memory banks to such beliefs, that we think of the astounding percentage of global scientists who agree man-made climate change is real (bit.ly/1e1dXri). Now, people can choose to think this itself is balderdash. But, let’s take it to a personal level. If you were getting surgery, would you want a surgeon who was in the category of the 97 per cent or one who was in the three per cent to do surgery on you? Now, that does not make it real; but it sure should make one think.

Steven Faraher-Amidon

Comox