I read this op-ed by respected meteorologist Paul Douglas today in the Huffington Post.
Douglas, who makes it clear that he is a fiscally conservative, moderate Republican explains that climate change is indeed real, which goes against the beliefs of a clear majority of Republicans.
Douglas says that we have good reason to be alarmed.
You can read on right here.
Douglas is also the author of 'Restless Skies, the Ultimate Weather Book'
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